Allan Forrest

Allan Forrest

Global head, Spend Management and COO, Corporate and Workplace Solutions, Goldman Sachs

Allan is global head of Spend Management and chief operating officer for the Corporate and Workplace Solutions Division. His primary areas of responsibility include Product Finance, Third Party Governance, Strategic Sourcing and Procure to Pay. Allan is a member of the GS Bank Federation Steering Group, the firm's Third Party Risk Steering Group, the Firmwide Insider Threat Committee and End User Computing Working Group.

He joined the firm as an executive director in 1999 and was named managing director in 2009.

Prior to joining the firm, Allan worked in management consulting in Europe and Asia, specializing in business strategy and re-engineering.

Allan earned a BA in Accountancy and Computer Science from Heriot-Watt University and is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland.