Parker J. Allen
President & Chief Executive Officer
Parker J. Allen established Parthenon Japan in 2018 with the goal of bridging the communication gap between business, government, and society, based on extensive experience as a government relations & PR consultant for global firms in Japan.
Before founding Parthenon Japan, Parker served as Chief Operating Officer for a Tokyo-based public affairs consulting firm. A graduate of Sophia University, Parker developed a unique approach to strategic communication that combines global best practices with local knowledge and experience.
An active participant in Japan’s PR industry, Parker has led several initiatives and study groups advocating for firms to embrace global corporate communication and public affairs best practices as a part of the Public Relations Society of Japan.
Originally from Chattanooga, Tennessee in the United States, Parker is passionate about using communication to promote social good. Having benefited from a high school exchange program to Tono, Iwate, Parker helped lead an initiative to establish a sister city relationship between Chattanooga and Tono in 2017.
Parker is active on Twitter at @alleninc