Sir Alan Collins KCVO CMG
Sir Alan is a former British diplomat, and brings to Nair & Co. a wealth of experience in international trade and investment, particularly in the US, Asia, and the Commonwealth countries. His association with various international industry bodies and government organizations provides invaluable political and economic insight to the company’s strategies and operations.
Previously, he has been the High Commissioner to Singapore and the Ambassador to the Philippines, Deputy Ambassador to Ethiopia, and the Director General of the British Trade and Cultural Office in Taiwan. He was also the Director General of Trade and Investment USA and Consul General New York, where he worked extensively to attract high-value inward investment to the UK. During his time in Singapore, Sir Alan was part of the delegation that won the 2012 Olympics for London. He was the Olympics Ambassador for the UK, and directed international business-related work from the London 2012 Games aiming at outcomes worth over $15 billion to the UK economy.
Sir Alan is a Non-Executive Director of Amlin plc, ICICI Bank UK, plc, JPMorgan American Investment Trust plc, and Prudential Assurance Singapore Pte Ltd, as well as the Non-Executive Chairman of Powetec Energy Ltd.
About Nair & Co.
Nair & Co. is focused exclusively on facilitating international expansion and works with both established multinationals and startups looking to set their first foot in either the USA or abroad. Our global reach and local knowledge, delivered through a single point of contact, make us your ideal partner and favorite problem-solver as we seamlessly take care of your internal finance, HR, compliance and legal functions allowing you to focus on your core business. Nair & Co. is currently supporting clients in over 56 countries and has key offices in US, UK, India, China, Japan and Singapore.