High Commissioner to Singapore, and British Ambassador in the Philippines.
Sir Alan served as Consul General New York, British He was Managing Director for Olympic Legacy in UKTI for London 2012. He is a non-Executive Director of Prudential Assurance Singapore Pte Ltd, ICICI Bank UK plc and JP Morgan American Investment Trust plc, as well as Director of Prudential Hong Kong Ltd.
Sir Alan is a member of the MC and the Royal Commonwealth Society, and a Freeman of the City of London. He was made a Companion of the Order of St Michael and St George in 1997 and a Knight Commander of the Royal Victorian Order in 2006.