Allen has extensive experience in international growth, restructuring and mergers & acquisitions. Currently a partner in a small Anglo-Dutch boutique advisory and buy out business. The client base is local and international banks, private equity funds and corporate clients providing portfolio management, due diligence, turnaround and restructuring advisory activities.

He has extensive M&A and private equity experience and has turned around the under performing Netherlands based private equity fund ‘Fashion Fund One’. He turned around most of the entities from loss making to profitable businesses and then acted as the lead advisor on the sale of the portfolio.

Allen takes a very hands on approach and has worked with many companies, in a CFO capacity, directing company strategy, direction, revising business plans and developing cash management and monthly reporting controls and implementing international growth strategies of both listed and private equity backed companies.