Nicholas Allan was Managing Partner of Boyer Allan Investment Management LLP (a specialist Asian fund management company) from 1998 to 2012. Prior to setting up Boyer Allan he had senior roles with Kleinwort Benson in London, New York, Tokyo and Hong Kong. His principal business interest now is in Raas Hotels in India.

Nick brings the board a range of fund-raising and commercial insights alongside his financial expertise and experience. He was on the board of English National Opera for 11 years, latterly as Deputy Chairman and Chair of Finance. He is a trustee of The Grange Festival and The Two Moors Festival and Chair of Families for Children (a leading voluntary adoption agency in the West Country). He is also a director of Lindsell Train Investment Trust.