Alan is currently a Partner at 3i, having previously spent nine years as Managing Partner, Head of Private Equity and a member of 3i’s Executive Committee and Investment Committee. Up until 2010 Alan was Global Sector Head for Business & Technology Services.
Before joining 3i he spent 13 years in investment banking, latterly as Managing Director at Societe Generale, where he was Global Head of Transport & Business Services, advising a range of quoted and private equity owned businesses. Alan started his career as a Chartered Accountant at KPMG, and has a degree in Economics from Durham University. Alan is also the Senior Independent Director of Hill & Smith Holdings PLC, a FTSE 250 company.