Our Team

Ken Allen AM
(Chairman - Advisory Board)

Ken has over 30 years’ experience in the investment banking and asset management industry in Australia and North America.  Between August 2001 and March 2006 Ken was the Australian Consul-General in New York.  Ken started his banking career with the World Bank in Washington DC, after which he joined Merrill Lynch in New York where he was responsible for establishing the firm’s investment banking presence in Australia, and held a similar role with Lehman Brothers.  Ken also held a Senior Director Investment Banking role at Macquarie Bank in Sydney.  Ken is a Senior Adviser to Lexington Partners and Chairman Emeritus of Advance, the world’s leading network of Australian professionals and entrepreneurs abroad.  Ken holds an Honours Degree in Economics from the University of Adelaide.