Kenneth C. Allen
Senior Advisor | Australia
Kenneth Allen was named a Senior Advisor to Lexington in Australia and the Asia-Pacific region in 2006. Prior to his role with Lexington, Mr. Allen served a distinguished term from 2001 to 2006 as the Australian Consul-General in New York and is credited with many accomplishments including his involvement with the signing of the Free Trade Agreement between Australia and the United States and his work in technology, media, the arts, and finance. Prior to his diplomatic posting, Mr. Allen enjoyed a successful career in global investment banking with The World Bank, Merrill Lynch, Lehman Brothers, and Macquarie Bank. Mr. Allen has served as Chairman of Talent2 and on the Boards of the NSW Treasury Corporation, the State Bank of New South Wales, the Film Finance Corporation of Australia, Omnicom, Australia Post, and The China Institute in New York. Mr. Allen is a Member of the Order of Australia for service to the business and finance sectors, international relations, and the community through fundraising for charitable organizations.
He holds an Honors degree in Economics from the University of Adelaide.