Over the past 30 years Allan Behrens’s executive and non-executive roles in the IT industry have resulted in a unique accumulation of knowledge encompassing both business and technology.
His experience allows him to deliver valued research, advisory services, business insight and thought leadership in many areas; he helps end user companies increase performance by developing practical strategies for effective application of IT and assists IT vendors and their supply channels improve their performance, routes to market and services to their customers. His work experience covers a broad spectrum of roles in end user, IT supplier, channel and analyst and consulting companies, and he was one of the founders of one of the UK’s largest engineering solution suppliers. His industry knowledge is extensive, allowing him to provide support and advice to numerous organisations including end users, intermediaries (such as venture capital and financial institutions), industry organisations, government bodies, service organisations, IT suppliers and their channel partners.
Allan is a frequent contributor to industry publications, he represents both user and vendor communities through his association with numerous international industry forums and conferences. As past Chairman of the Engineering Solutions Forum and Vice Chairman of the Computer Suppliers Federation, Allan has made a significant contribution to wider and more profitable exploitation of technology within European manufacturing industry.