Bill Allen 

Head of The Route – Finance      

Bill spent 18 years working in senior positions with corporate and retail financial services firms in the City of London. Following a brief spell as a management consultant to an accountancy practise, he set up his own property development and construction company, which he ran for nearly ten years.

After two years as a consultant to a data security company, Bill joined The Route as Head of The Route – Finance in February 2015.

Bill’s role is to construct and deliver the division’s business plan. This includes sourcing new projects and investment opportunities to The Private Debt Platform, coordinating The Route – Finance’s research and development team and communicating investment and loan opportunities to The Route – City wealth club’s Member investors. Once loans have commenced, Bill will oversee the execution of Private Debt Platform projects and liaise with the borrowers’ intermediaries and Member investors to bring all deals to a successful conclusion.

Bill studied at L’Université de Bordeaux and the University of Hull and gained a degree in Modern languages and European Political History.