Alan is an experienced technical and managing director, having spent more than 25 years working on the development and exploitation of technology in international businesses.

His early career was spent with British Aerospace developing ring laser gyroscope technology for applications in inertial navigation systems. Moving to Oxford Instruments in 1982, he worked in areas such as product development, new business development in the USA, Europe and Japan and in operational management, latterly holding general manager, engineering manager and managing director positions in the major divisions.

On relocating to Cornwall in 2003, Alan purchased and successfully managed a hotel and restaurant prior to becoming involved in supporting businesses.

Alan has key expertise in best practise project management, financial management, new product introduction processes, matrix management and customer relationship management in leisure, manufacturing and technology markets.