Dr. Gary Allen is President of the Christian Mission for the United Nations Community. Dr. Allen is an internationally known brain scientist. He worked under the Nobel Laureate Sir John Eccles, considered by most as the greatest brain scientist who has ever lived, and later succeeded him as the Director of the world-renowned Laboratory of Neurobiology at the State University of New York at Buffalo School of Medicine. Dr. Allen has also served on the faculties of the University of California at Berkeley and New York Medical College.
Dr. Allen led research teams of visiting international scholars in the study of brain mechanisms used in controlling skilled movements. He has trained some of the leading brain scientists in Asia, Europe and North America. He has published 40 articles in scientific journals, and has lectured throughout North America, Asia and Europe.
Dr. Allen completed his undergraduate education in electrical engineering at Cornell University and his Ph.D. in neurophysiology at the State University of New York at Buffalo.
Dr. Allen has spent more than four decades at the United Nations working with diplomats and visiting government officials, exploring the applicability of faith in God to problems facing nations and leaders. Dr. Allen, together with his wife Elaine, founded the Christian Mission for the United Nations Community in 1983.
His lifelong journey is to better understand our Creator’s purpose in designing Government and how governing officials can best partner with Him in this goal.
Mrs. Elaine Allen is Vice-President of the Christian Mission for the United Nations Community. Mrs. Allen has focused her energies on supporting and encouraging women serving in Government in reaching their full God-given potential. For her service, she has been included in the World’s Who’s Who of Women on two occasions, upon the nomination by a Head of State she had ministered to.
Mrs. Allen education has included the fields of education and theology.
In addition to working with her husband in this endeavour, she has raised three children.