Philip Allott lives in Knaresborough and was educated at King James’ School, and later studied law in Leeds. He is the managing director of Allott and Associates Ltd a specialist PR and B2B marketing agency, which he founded in 1993 and which now operates internationally. Philip is also a qualified GDPR practitioner and a non-executive director of HMCA PLC.
He is married to Sandra and they have a grownup son and daughter plus grandson. Philip is the author of The Donkeyman’ which is a time capsule on a bygone North Yorkshire era and also Integrated Business to Business Marketing, which he wrote during the first Covid lockdown and it will be published by John Hunt Publishing during the summer of 2021.
After serving in the TA Philip began his political career in Knaresborough where at the age of just 25 he was elected the Country’s youngest Mayor. In the late 1980s he became a Committee chairman on Harrogate District Council and subsequently leader of the Conservative Group. He stood for Parliament in 2015 and got within 428 votes of winning.
Philip supports the Turn Trust which helps homeless people and also serves on a Trust and a number of Yorkshire committees.