Allard joined 3i in 2010 as a Senior Associate in the Benelux team and is currently based in New York.
He has been a key deal team member on the investments in Action (leading Benelux non-food discount retailer), Basic-Fit (leading European discount fitness chain) 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 in the Consumer & Retail team at Credit Suisse in London. He holds a Masters degree in Finance from the University of Groningen.