Strategic, Management and Project Consultants
Alan was educated at the Universities of Glasgow and Stirling with a Batchelor of Education Degree in Physical Education and a Masters Degree in Education. For a further three years he taught physical recreation at Stirling University before becoming the first full-time Sports Officer for a District Sports Council in Scotland.
Alan was Director of Leisure and Recreation for Inverness District Council from 1987–1996, and Director of Cultural and Leisure Services for the Highland Council from 1996–2002. Alan is the past Chairman of the Scottish Association of Directors of Leisure Services,(now VOCALS) and is a former member of the Board of sportscotland.
With this background, Alan has expertise in all areas of strategic management, policy formation and performance management. He has experience in organisational development and change management, having successfully set up 3 new leisure departments. His services cover all aspects of cultural and leisure activities to best meet client’s needs.
Alan not only delivers strategic direction, but has also been singularly successful in attracting external funding. In recent years, he has secured in excess of £34 million for community capital and revenue projects.
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