Alan has 17 years of line management and project experience in logistics, transport and shipping in Europe, South & East Africa, Arabia and Australia, including command in the Merchant Marine and managing multi-ethnic teams of up to four hundred people. He has also worked in the derivatives industry in private funds management.
Since 1990, Alan has focused on consulting and coaching in the areas of career management and executive, management and team development, with Coopers & Lybrand (W.D. Scott), DBM and now with LDN International. He works across industries including utilities, mining, manufacturing, pharmaceutical, IT, telecommunications, finance, professional services and state and local government, including ASX Top 20 companies and SMEs.
Alan’s wide-ranging experience and accommodating style allow him to work successfully and comfortably with people from a broad array of backgrounds both on an individual and a group basis, to achieve effective individual and team behavioural and operational outcomes in a manner consistent with organisational goals.
Alan is credentialed with the International Coaching Federation (ICF). Usually working with senior professionals and functional leaders, Alan takes a results-focused approach to his coaching with, where appropriate, an occasional dry sense of humour.
He is accredited in the use of the Korn Ferry Leadership Architect™, the Strategic Effectiveness Architect™, Emotional and Social Competency Inventory (ESCI) and Korn Ferry 360 feedback, plus the Hogan Leadership Forecast Series, Agile Leader 360, Team Effectiveness Assessment, and backed by a Master’s (FG) and MBTI® (Step II).
In addition, he is accredited in tools to assess potential, including viaEDGE™ that measures Learning Agility and the Korn Ferry Leadership Potential Solution.