Mr. Allan English is the Founder and serves as Non-Executive Chairman at Silver Chef. He is also the Founder and serves as Director at The English Family Foundation. Allan has had extensive experience in the hospitality and rental industry with over 30 years in equipment sales, service and rental sectors. Allan was the Managing Director from 1986 to June 2010 after which he was appointed non-executive Chairman. On 13 February 2014, Allan was appointed Executive Chairman and Chief Executive Officer upon the stepping down of the former Chief Executive Officer. In November 2016 he became non-executive Chairman following the appointment of Damien Guivarra as Chief Executive Officer.