Appointed as Independent Chair on 19 February 2015.
Skills and experience
Allan has held many high profile roles, including Chief Executive of Asda from 1996 to 2000, and Non-Executive Chairman of Royal Mail from 2002 to 2009. Allan is currently the Chairman of C&A, Canal & River Trust, Element Limited, Northern Bloc Ice Cream, C&A AG, Simba Sleep Limited, PizzaExpress and BrewDog Plc. Allan is also a Non-Executive Director of Going Plural Limited.