Executive Director of Investor Relations
Allan joined SDCL in January 2022 from the UK Department for International Trade (DIT), where he was the Senior Green Finance Specialist and a member of the Cross-Whitehall Green Finance working group. He worked closely with other Government departments and agencies and UK embassies worldwide, primarily sourcing large-scale overseas investment into UK green and sustainability projects and funds.
Prior to this, he has over 30 years of energy and infrastructure investment banking, private equity and asset management experience, running the Clean Energy Funds group for Masdar in Abu Dhabi and earlier setting up and running similar funds for Black River / Cargill of the US. This included serving on boards of certain portfolio companies, taking them through the full PE cycle from greenfield construction to completion and asset sale.
He has worked for banks such as Credit Suisse and ING Barings in London, New York and Sao Paulo, financing energy and infrastructure projects globally.
Allan received his financial training with JP Morgan in New York and holds a degree in Economic Geography from Cambridge University. He speaks Portuguese (fluent) and Spanish (proficient).View all