Chris Allen


Chris Allen has decades of experience in the world of defence, police, counter-terrorism and justice. He is the author of five digital bestselling Alex Morgan adventures (the Intrepid series). Chris was born in Perth, Western Australia. A former paratrooper, he served with the Australian Army including attachments to the New Zealand Army, the British Parachute Regiment and deployments to Africa, South East Asia and Central America. He retired at the rank of Major. In addition to his military career, Chris led security operations for a major international aid agency in East Timor during the 1999 emergency, oversaw the upgrade of Counter Terrorism First Response measures at Sydney Airport in the wake of the September 11 attacks of 2001, and in 2003 when protestors painted ‘No War’ on the sails of the Sydney Opera House, he was headhunted to take over the protection of the iconic landmark. In 2008 he was appointed Sheriff of New South Wales, one of Australia’s most historic law enforcement appointments.

Chris now lives on the New South Wales south coast. He is working on a children’s spy series as well as a new adult thriller series.

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