Board of Directors
Allen Thorpe joined H&F in 1999 and is a member of the firm’s investment committee. He leads H&F’s New York office and the firm’s investing activities in the health care and financial services sectors.
In health care, he is a director of PPD and MultiPlan Inc., and he was previously the chairman of Sheridan Healthcare Inc. and a director of Change Healthcare (formerly Emdeon) and Mitchell International.
In financial services, Mr. Thorpe is a director of Edelman Financial Engines. He was previously the lead director of LPL Financial (LPLA), on the advisory board of Grosvenor Capital Management and a director of investment management firms Artisan Partners (APAM), Mondrian Investment Partners and Gartmore Investment Management.
Mr. Thorpe was also a director of Vertafore and Activant and was involved in the firm’s investments in Axel Springer and ProSiebenSat.1.
Prior to H&F, Mr. Thorpe was a vice president with Pacific Equity Partners in Australia and a manager at Bain & Company, Inc. He currently serves on the Board of Trustees of the NYU Langone Medical Center, the Advisory Council of the Stanford Center on Longevity, the Leadership Council of Robin Hood and the board of directors of Zeta Charter Schools.
Mr. Thorpe graduated with distinction from Stanford University and earned an MBA from the Harvard Business School, where he was a Baker Scholar.