Chris Allen

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Chris Allen

Chris Allen - Co-founder & CEO LateRooms.com

Chris is the co-founder of successful and highly profitable internet travel business LateRooms.com. Chris led a £25m MBO of LateRooms, backed by ECI Partners, and sold the business after two years to First Choice for £108m. The business remains one of the largest digital employers in central Manchester.

Chris is no stranger to awards ceremonies, having won three times; finalist NW Entrepreneur of the Year 2006, M.E.N. Small Business of the Year Winner 2006 and Sunday Times Tech Track 100 (#16 in 2005). He is currently non-executive Chairman of Fatsoma, an online ticketing and event business and non-executive Chairman of icelolly.com, an online travel business backed by Palatine Private Equity.

Chris Allen