Allan is the Director of Policy & Global Markets at the Financial Services Council (FSC), which represents Australia's retail and wholesale funds management businesses, superannuation funds, life insurers, financial advisory networks and licensed trustee companies.
The FSC has over 100 members which are responsible for investing more than $2.7 trillion on behalf of 13 million Australians.As head of policy, Allan is responsible for public policy development, research and advocacy at the industry body. Allan leads the Council’s policy team and stakeholder engagement across the Australian Government, domestic and global financial regulators, financial services industry and the wider community.
Prior to joining the FSC Allan spent six years as Senior Manager, Government and Regulatory Affairs with ANZ Wealth in Sydney. Prior to that he held a similar role at ING Australia, which was a JV between ING Group and ANZ. Allan has more than 25 years in politics and policy, in roles in government, industry organisations and the private sector. He was national government relations manager with the Insurance Council of Australia from 2001-2007. He also worked as a senior adviser to Ministers in the NSW and Victorian governments before moving to the private sector in 2001.