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About Us

We are Allegory

An allegory is a storytelling device used to express large, complex ideas in an approachable manner, which the audience can easily understand.

We make the complex simple and weave it into a compelling story that will get you noticed.

Our logo


Our swirling logo represents the unravelling of a thread or story.

Allegory’s attributes


An award-winning strategic communication agency that delivers end-to-end solutions for corporate, B2B and B2C communication needs


Expertise in a range of sectors, including: science & research; data & emerging technologies; universities & higher education; government, policy & society


Extensive experience with private, public, charity and not-for-profit organisations


Multidisciplinary teams comprising best-in-class, senior-level specialists that can pivot to evolving needs

What to expect from your Allegory experience

We can help you build trust, creating brand advocates among your target audiences, to increase your influence and business leads.

We can turn business strategy into reality with fully integrated communications campaigns that drive tangible, measurable results.

We provide project management as well as strategic communications support for high-profile, fast-moving and complex campaigns, projects and activities.

We cultivate meaningful, long-term stakeholder relations, tapping into their networks to reach your target audiences. 

We act as critical friends, offering open and honest feedback at all times.

We speak with the intellectual rigour that resonates with academic audiences and can explain the complex simply for mainstream media.

How we achieve greatness

We help businesses across multiple sectors achieve lasting impact:

We can see the value in data, and can harness its potential to tell your captivating stories.

We work with complex organisations including universities, research bodies and think tanks offering storytelling and thought leadership to get great work noticed. 

We base our recommendations on research and use proven methods to develop awareness campaigns that turn heads.

We engage your audiences to raise your profile, build your influence and drive meaningful change.

Our History

Originally established as Thwaites Communication in 2012, we quickly attracted an impressive client base. Following a period of rapid growth, we re-branded as Allegory in 2020.