Alan Ridgway

Alan Ridgway
Alan Ridgway

Independent Director
The Directors' Office

19, rue de Bitbourg
L-1273 Luxembourg

Phone : (+352) 26 00 21 329
Fax :  (+352) 26 00 21 499

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Alan Ridgway is a Partner of  The Directors’ Office, the leading practice of Independent Directors in Luxembourg.

Alan Ridgway, an Irish national who is fluent in English and French, has been resident in Luxembourg since 1990 when he relocated with Deloitte as an Audit Manager. Alan moved to Svenska Handelsbanken as an Internal Auditor and was then promoted to Deputy Head of Corporate Banking.  Alan was headhunted to join IKANO FUND MANAGEMENT and was a key player in the set up of a UCITS III management company for a complex, multi-tiered, multi-manager investment fund.  He is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Ireland, a Chartered Banker and has extensive experience in distressed debt, risk management, compliance and fund administration.


English, French

Education and studies

1986 - Bachelor of Business Studies - University of Limerick

1990 - Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Ireland

1997 - Bachelor of Financial Services - University College Dublin

1997 - Chartered Banker - Irish Institute of Bankers

2010 - Membre de l'Ordre des Experts-Comptables Luxembourg

Professional activities

Independent Director & Consultant
2010 to date -  A number of financial and commercial organisations
Deputy Managing Director, Head of Legal, Risk Management & Compliance
2004 to 2010 - Ikano Fund Management
Divisional CFO
1999 to 2004 - Ikano Fund Management
Deputy Head of Corporate Banking
1995 to 1999 - Svenska Handelsbanken
Internal Auditor
1993 to 1995 - Svenska Handelsbanken
Audit Manager
1990 to 1993 - Deloitte Luxembourg
1986 to 1990 - Deloitte Ireland