Luke Allen

Independent Non-Executive Director

Luke is an independent non-executive director with over 30 years’ experience working in the financial services sector, the last 18 of which have been spent in the investment funds industry. Until December 2019 he was the chief executive and managing director of Man Group plc’s Guernsey office, which serviced an extensive range of hedge funds and funds of hedge funds. His primary role was to lead Man Group’s operations in Guernsey, chairing the local management company boards, setting strategy and ensuring effective risk management, outsourced service provider oversight, and compliance with laws and regulations. He has over 13 years’ experience (in both an executive and independent non-executive capacity) of working with, and sitting on the boards of, a wide range of fund and management company structures across various asset classes and international jurisdictions. He is a chartered accountant (ICAEW) and, prior to running Man Group’s Guernsey office, he headed up their fund financial reporting and liquidations team, with responsibility for the production of fund financial statements and for fund terminations across their entire product range. He has completed the Institute of Directors’ Diploma in Company Direction and is the holder of a personal fiduciary license issued by the Guernsey Financial Services Commission. Luke chairs the Audit Committee for Onward Opportunities Limited.

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Onward Opportunities Limited is listed on the Alternative Investment Market (AIM) on the London Stock Exchange and seeks to comply with the principles of good corporate governance as stated in the AIC Corporate Governance Code to the extent that is appropriate and practical for an AIM quoted company of its size and nature.