Laurance Allen

Value News Network

Laurance Allen is editor and publisher of Value News Network. Laurance's career spans 35 years in international media with management assignments in the United States, Europe, Africa, and Asia. His pioneering work includes launching the Financial Times in North America via satellite from Europe and conducting feasibility studies to do the same in Japan and Southeast Asia.

As publisher of the Harvard Business Review, Allen assembled a new management team to help revive the fortunes of the world's leading management journal. He also served on the strategy committee of Harvard Business School Publishing Corporation, advising on traditional and new media. Laurance went on to be the founding publisher and co-creator of strategy+business magazine for Booz&Co.

Featured Work

CREDIT: <a href="">Dimitra Tzanos</a> (<a href="">CC</a>).

MAR 23, 2015 Article

Policy Innovations Digital Magazine (2006-2016): Commentary: Africa's Rising GDP Numbers

African countries are recalculating their gross domestic products to include previously unaccounted economic activities. Is it a strategy of these countries to market themselves or ...

CREDIT: <a href="">IRIN photos</a> (<a href="">CC</a>).

APR 5, 2011 Article

Policy Innovations Digital Magazine (2006-2016): Innovations: Valid Solutions for Malnutrition

Health and nutrition pioneer Steve Collins is building a social enterprise to battle severe acute malnutrition with ready-to-use therapeutic foods grown and manufactured in the ...

School in Ethiopia. Courtesy A Glimmer of Hope Foundation.

NOV 4, 2009 Article

Policy Innovations Digital Magazine (2006-2016): Briefings: Sparking a Glimmer of Hope

Social entrepreneur Philip Berber experiments with a new model for development aid by covering overhead costs through his A Glimmer of Hope Foundation so that ...

Innovative governance in Kenya. <br>Photo by <a href="">Lauren Pressley</a> (<a href="">CC</a>).

JUL 16, 2007 Article

Policy Innovations Digital Magazine (2006-2016): Commentary: Corruption Ebbs in Africa

The World Bank reports that corruption is on the wane in Africa. Devin Stewart interviews Nairobi-born publisher Laurance Allen about the progress he has seen ...