Allard joined 3i in 2010 in the Benelux team and is currently based in New York.
He has been a key deal team member on the investment in Q Holding, the manufacturer of precision engineered elastomeric components; the Initial Public Offering of Phibro Animal Health, a manufacturer of animal health and mineral nutrition products, on NASDAQ; and during his time in the Benelux, on the investments in Basic-Fit, the leading European discount fitness chain; Action, the leading Benelux non-food discount retailer; and Element Materials Technology, materials and production qualification testing company.
Allard currently serves as an Observer on the Board of Directors of Q Holding and has previously held this position at Phibro, Azelis (pan-European specialty chemicals distribution company) and Aviapartner (the 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.