Iron Pillar

Adil Allana

Adil Allana

Board Partner

Adil has over 14 year of experience in operating and investing in global businesses.

Adil joined his family business, Allana Group (a 150 year old global conglomerate) in 2007. The Group has manufacturing and distribution in 20 countries and has market leadership in oils, proteins, several FMCG brands and agri-products. In 2017, the Group set up a corporate ventures arm and has since made investments in e-commerce, grocery products, challenger brands, media and healthcare. The Group focusses on consumer industries with a strong focus on ASEAN, MENA and India.

The venture arm has made investments in angel, VC and private equity deals across media, consumer and e-commerce in India, the Gulf region and USA. In the 5 year period, the group has had one sale, one IPO and scaled up 2 businesses to generate more than 10x returns. The Group invests across the value chain and only takes a global view on operations that allow scale with profitability.

Adil earned his Bachelor’s Degree in International Business from Regents University, London.