Alan started his managerial career at the age of 23, when he became the general manager of a manufacturing company in Manchester. His experience in manufacturing continued for 20 years, while he lived in the UK, USA and China, and covered sectors including injection moulding, electronics, lighting, foundry and casting, electronics, assembly and production. Alan then spent 20 years in the retail and trade distribution channel, across multiple sites, and lived and worked in the USA, UK, China and Australia.
This broad experience in senior roles, with remits focusing on turnaround, diversification and business growth, allows Alan to speak with authority, understand business issues quickly, and put in place action plans effectively and efficiently.
Educated at Darden University in Virginia, and IMD in Switzerland, Alan holds the following qualifications:
Master of Business Administration (MBA)
Masters with Honours in Law, LLB
Masters with Honours in Psychology, MSc
Masters with Honours in Coaching, MSc
PhD in International Business
Alan lives in Newark in the UK. He now runs an executive coaching and business consulting business, still focusing on his core skills.