Alan has been the Entrepreneur in Residence at the Centre for Entrepreneurial Learning within the Judge Business School at the University of Cambridge. He has worked in Health Care and Medical Research, as Chairman and Chief Executive of large multi-national companies and small technology start-ups. He teaches in Universities in the UK, Europe, North America and Asia with Professorships in European and Chinese Universities.
Professorship – Universities of Sunderland and Portsmouth – UK
International Fellow – Essex University Business School – UK
Entrepreneur in Residence McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario – Canada
International Research Fellow – Lahti University of Applied Sciences – Finland
Visiting Professorships – University of Xiamen, University of Shanghai, Shanghai Art and Design Academy, Shanghai College of Science and Technology, University of International Business and Economics Beijing, Fuzhou International School of Business and Economics. Advisory Board Member Zhejiang University Academy of Online Finance – China
Guest Professor and Research Fellow Tohoko Fukushi University, Sendai – Japan
“Building a Global Business”, “Exploring and Exploiting New Markets”, Executive Networking”, “How to Profit from Innovation” – all published by Simon and Shuster
“Show Me The Money – Raising the cash to get your Business off the ground” – publisher Elliot & Thompson London.