Allan Parker OAM is a Micro Behavioural Scientist and Negotiator.
Allan usually introduces himself as an eccentric Micro-Behavioural Neuroscientist, International Negotiator, and Educator.
He works as a negotiator/facilitator of large-scale multi-party negotiations and disputes. Within government and private organisations, he trains in negotiation, dispute prevention and healthy considered conversations.
Allan has presented, facilitated, and moderated in over 60 different countries around the world and has had participants from 192 countries in his audience at one time at the United Nations-World Investment Forum.
He was a writer and a professor on the Masters Program of Dispute Resolution at the School of Law and Business, University of Western Sydney, where he was appointed Adjunct Professor for his contribution to the field.
In 2012, Allan wrote Australia’s first degree in negotiation.
In 2020, Allan was a recipient for the Order of Australia Medal for his contribution to business and dispute resolution.
He is the author of The Negotiator’s Toolkit, the best seller Switch on Your Brain; and co-author of Beyond Yes – Negotiating and Networking.
In addition to his professional achievements, Allan has been a scratch golfer and has run 16 marathons and 11 ultra marathons (including 24 hours twice).