Allan has a proven track record within the UK Travel, Tourism and Hospitality sector, particularly within holiday rentals and multi-site operations. He has gained wide-ranging experience in a number of senior leadership roles within many of the leading UK holiday providers. Former roles include Chief Acquisition Officer for Awaze UK, encompassing Cottages.com and Hoseasons. Managing Director, Blue Chip Holidays. Senior Commercial and Marketing roles within Bourne Leisure Ltd – Haven Holidays, Warner Leisure Hotels and Butlins.
Allan is currently CEO of Habitat First Group - the UKs leading provider of holiday home communities that share a deep love for Mother Nature. Combining excellence in architecture, interior design, state-of-the-art facilities, security, and service, Habitat First Group creates an oasis of space where families can holiday comfortably and responsibly, while safely exploring the great outdoors.
Allan is also a Non-Executive Director for the holiday home rental business Hideaway Holidays Group (encompassing Rural Retreats). He is also a trustee for the London Early Years Foundation (LEYF), a charitable social enterprise, and an ambassador for the Family Holiday Association (FHA). He holds no other public posts.