With Auckland in Level 3 restrictions, and the rest of the country in Level 2, Te Pou offices are now closed. However, our team is working from home, and can be contacted by email or phone as usual - see our staff contact page for details. Stay safe everyone.

With Auckland in Level 3 restrictions, and the rest of the country in Level 2, Te Pou offices are now closed. However, our team is working from home, and can be contacted by email or phone as usual - see our staff contact page for details. Stay safe everyone.

Allan Drew

Senior Communications Advisor

Allan Drew joined Te Pou o te Whakaaro Nui (Te Pou) in February 2020. He works closely with the digital, design and communications teams across the Wise Group to advance the communications activities and strategies for Te Pou. 

Allan has many years' experience working in medical research, medical publishing, tertiary teaching and communications. In 2017 Allan graduated with a PhD in English literature and creative practice. His thesis focused on methods of characterisation in 17th-century narrative poetry and their application in contempory literature. He also has a BSc in molecular biology, graduate and postgraduate diplomas in literature and an MA in English.