Here at Te Pou o te Whakaaro Nui, we're rapidly adapting to new ways of working in response to Covid-19. We're doing all we can to support and inform our workforces. Find out more by visiting our dedicated Covid-19 portal.

Here at Te Pou o te Whakaaro Nui, we're rapidly adapting to new ways of working in response to Covid-19. We're doing all we can to support and inform our workforces. Find out more by visiting our dedicated Covid-19 portal.

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.