Kirsteen Allen joined the governing body in 2019. A graduate of Leeds University, she studied Mathematics and Management Studies before qualifying as a Chartered Accountant in practice in London.
Kirsteen was a partner at Arthur Andersen and worked on external audit clients in the financial services sector, latterly specialising in Internal Audit consultancy and partnership. After spending some time living in New York and Tokyo with her family, Kirsteen started and co-runs a successful recruitment and flexible working consultancy agency in West Kent. She is passionate about connecting local business with professionals seeking to work on a flexible or part-time basis and helping some to return to work after a career break. She is a board member of the Sevenoaks Chamber of Commerce. Kirsteen lives in Sevenoaks with her husband and two daughters, both of whom are both pupils at Sevenoaks School.