A CILT member for over 30 years; Alan became the new CILT(UK) Chair in November 2019, as well as, uniquely, maintaining his position as an International Vice President.
Most of Alan working life has been in the transport sector; holding senior management positions in road transport, parcels, containerised shipping, aviation and bus and coach operations. Starting as an engineer in the bus and coach industry, becoming the Chief Engineer of the then largest division of the National Bus Company ‘London Country Green Line’, and subsequently Managing Director. Alan was heavily involved with the privatisation and deregulation process. He then moved into the wider transport sector managing substantial businesses and large diverse workforces in both the UK and Europe as well as owning a shipping/container business, ‘Seawheel’ and latterly a parcels business. Currently, Alan runs his own business primarily looking at underperforming companies; he has also held a range of non-executive Director/Chairman positions in waste management, wind energy, medical gas solutions and digital mapping. In addition Alan currently holds a number of Non-Executive Director / Chairman Roles
Alan also sits on the CILT careers charity, Aspire and is committed to playing an active role to increase the awareness of this very important and worthwhile organisation.