Alan joined NYES in the summer of 2018 as a business strategist to develop and implement a five year business plan using his wealth of experience from a variety of leading commercial roles within the private sector.
Over a 25 year period Alan has worked with a host of blue chip companies and government bodies to account manage, penetrate new territories and develop networks of channel sales partners. Consequently Alan is well travelled and collected passport stamps from every corner of the world, including Belarus and Mozambique.
Academically, Alan has a technical background in Materials Science and Engineering and later developed his commercial skills working for DuPont.
Alan was a member of a high flying Middlesbrough schoolboys football team crowned champions of England that included boys that became professionals and one that became Chief Exec of Stockton Council (Neil Schneider). During a family holiday in Italy to experience the famous Palio de Sienna, Alan stumbled into the production of the opening scenes of The Quantum of Solace.