Editor, Writer, and Photographer in Belfast, United Kingdom
Allan LEONARD is a peace journalist and editor of Shared Future News, which reports on peacebuilding in Northern Ireland. He serves as secretary at the Northern Ireland Foundation, an independent charity established to promote peace and reconciliation, where he has gained international experience supporting programmes in other divided societies. His professional background includes project and staff management, fundraising, and marketing and communication. Allan is co-founder and editor-in-chief at FactCheckNI, Northern Ireland's first dedicated fact-checking service.
Allan's interests include Northern Ireland, peacebuilding, photography, and politics. His personal blogs are Mr Ulster and Team Bev, and he writes for Fact-check before Share, Northern Slant, and Slugger O'Toole.