Mr Etienne Allard (BEL)

FEI Secretary General from 1989 to 1995

Mr Allard was born on 10 June 1935. Multilingual, he is fluent in French, English, Spanish, Italian and has good languages skills in Portuguese and Dutch. After having spent a year in Switzerland as a Teaching Assistant in Experimental Nuclear Physics at the Nuclear Research Laboratories of the University in Lausanne, his interests turned towards economics, finance and management. He acquired wide experience through his work with different international companies in the United States, Europe and the Middle East from 1962 to 1982, and from 1982 until he joined the FEI with the “Société Générale de Belgique” at the Tanks Group of Companies in London, as their Group Vice Chairman.