Head of Agrifoods
Allan is a dairy farmer’s son from North Yorkshire. A graduate in Agriculture from Aberystwyth University, he started his career working for the Milk Marketing Board’s Farm Management Services in Leicestershire, before joining the Agriculture team at Midland Bank in 1988. Allan was appointed Head of Agriculture for HSBC in 2010. As Head of Agrifoods, he has led our UK sector specialism for the whole food chain since 2015.
Allan has sat on a number of industry bodies and is currently Trustee of The Prince’s Countryside Fund and Chair of the Farm Advisory Group, a Liveryman of The Worshipful Company of Farmers and a Fellow of the Royal Agricultural Societies.