Alan has a background in Finance - but has been trying, with varying degrees of success, to avoid being labelled as an accountant - he has also managed Customer Services, IT, Quality, Administration, Sales Administration as well as working in a number of Staff/Project roles.
Alan has a business degree covering a wide spectrum from Accounts through Engineering to Ergonomics. He previously worked in the motor industry for 15 years, initially in the Midlands at Guy Motors and subsequently for Leyland Trucks and then as Financial Controller at Multipart based in Chorley. Moved on to the LPG industry with Calor Gas for 15 years - as Regional Controller at Ellesmere Port and following re-organisation in a staff role in the new Head Office at Leamington Spa.
He has been actively involved in implementing a Total Quality system as a trainer as well as providing internal training for managers on Finance. Over the years has been involved in all aspects of systems implementation from a user perspective, most recently in the area of management information. He is also a community governor for his local primary school.