President John Bell and the Board of Directors are delighted to announce the appointment of award-winning journalist and publisher David Allen to the position of Public Relations Consultant to the World Bowls organisation.

‘It’s an extension of our determination to grow the World Bowls brand, to raise the profile of lawn bowls, and to gain maximum possible exposure from our media and marketing potential,’ Mr Bell said at the announcement. ‘David is the top man in his field and we’re thrilled to have his personality, professionalism and positivity on our team.’

David Allen brings a lifetime of experience and a success proven track record in media, marketing and public relations to the role, while his knowledge of everything bowls is second-to-none.

The incumbent editor in chief of Inside Bowls, the official magazine of World Bowls, Mr Allen has enjoyed a long association with the World Bowls team, having worked closely to provide media and information output at many world championship events over the past decade.


Gary Smith

Chief Executive

5 May 2016


David is pictured with young Hong Kong China representatives Vivian Yip and Amy Choi at last month’s world junior championships in Australia.