Allen Parker

Allen Parker

Chief Customer Officer

Allen Parker took up the newly created role of Chief Customer Officer in May 2018.

Allen has over 27 years’ experience in the bus transport market both in Ireland and in the UK. In recent years Allen has been the Managing Director of Aircoach (a subsidiary of the First Group plc).

Allen commenced his career in public transport with Bus Éireann in the 1990’s before moving to work for Comfort Delgro in Ireland, including as Managing Director of inter-city coach operator Citylink and then subsequently to the First Group plc where he has held a number of senior roles. 

As Chief Customer Officer, Allen has full responsibility for all aspects of service delivery and for driving continuous improvement in the overall customer journey experience.  This extends to performance & planning, operations, engineering and all aspects of the customer journey experience, communications, information and accessibility. Responsibility for the management of all National Transport Authority (NTA) contract obligations also rests with the Chief Customer Officer.

Allen holds a B.SC (Hons) in Transport Technology from the University of Ulster.