Dr. James Allen is a primary care internist who worked in the US public health service before moving with his family to Indonesian Borneo in 1994. For the next 22 years he worked in community and occupational health across Asia, managing teams in 14 countries. As Chevron’s Asia Pacific medical director, he supervised employee health and wellness programs while leading community engagements for TB control in Myanmar, primary care in the Philippines, Vietnam, and Bangladesh; and emergency medicine in Azerbaijan and rural China.
Since moving to company headquarters in 2015, he has led the global strategy on corporate responsibility for health, creating a data-based approach through alignment with the Institute of Health Metrics and Evaluation. As senior consulting health scientist, he advises Chevron’s social investment teams in Australasia, Central Europe, Latin America, North America, and West Africa.
Jim resides with his wife Jean in Berkeley.