Allard joined 3i in 2010 in the Benelux team and is currently based in New York.
In New York, he was involved in the Initial Public Offering of Phibro Animal Health (manufacturer of animal health and mineral nutrition products) on NASDAQ. During his time in the Benelux, Allard has been a key deal team member on the investments in Basic-Fit (leading European discount fitness chain), Action (leading Benelux non-food discount retailer) and Element Materials Technology (materials and production qualification testing).
Allard has served as an Observer on the Board of Directors of Azelis, a pan-European specialty chemicals distribution company and Aviapartner, a leading provider of ground handling services across 35 airports.
Prior to joining 3i, Allard worked at Credit Suisse in London. He holds a Masters degree in Finance from the University of Groningen.