Alan has held leadership positions in the public and private sectors, in various locations across the UK. He has spent much of his career building and leading teams through some of the most volatile, uncertain, complicated and ambiguous situations. He has extensive experience in crisis management, and is skilled in principled negotiation and mediation. Alan’s experience has been gained in the military, hospitality and emergency services, at both operational and senior leadership levels.
Alan uses and advocates a values-based, transactional leadership style to build safe and trusting environments. He strives to empower staff to try new and innovative ideas, which is an absolute necessity in an age of cyber technology. Alan has lead organisations through some of the most challenging change programmes, where service and performance improvement were critical.