Head of Emerging Market Equities
Allan is the Head of Emerging Market Equities, based in London. Prior to joining Schroders in October 2004, he was the Head of Global Emerging Markets for West LB Asset Management from 1998 and then Chief Executive Officer of WestAM (UK) Ltd from 2002. From 1997 he was Head of Global Emerging Markets at LGT Asset Management. He has also held roles at Hermes Investment Management in 1992 as Head of Overseas Equities, and at Provident Mutual Life Assurance initially as an Investment Manager and later as Head of Overseas Equities. His investment career commenced in 1980 when he joined the Occidental International Oil Company as an accountant.
Allan is a Fellow of the Securities Institute (FSI) and a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants (ACA). He holds a Bachelor’s Degree (Hons) in Economics from York University.