Alan qualified as a Chartered Accountant and Chartered Tax Adviser, and spent a total of nine years in the Accountancy profession in London before joining The Thomson Corporation (now Thomson Reuters), ending up as their Vice President and Director of International Tax before retiring in 2009.
He divides his time between London and Stratford and is also a Trustee of a grant giving charity in Stratford.
Stratford-upon-Avon Town Trust (Charity Number 1088521) - Trustee
Friends of Shakespeare’s Church (Charity No: 1097403)
Board member: Shakespeare’s Birthplace Trust. RADA - Council Member.