Alan joined the Board of Growing Potential Ltd in 2014. A little earlier, as Deputy Regional Coordinator, Western Sydney, Premiers Department, he had been a member of the Regional Reference Committee overseeing the development of the Ngallu Wal and Yenu Allowah Aboriginal Child and Family Centres in Doonside and Mt Druitt. He was also a member of Western Sydney Economic Development Cluster, the WSROC Strategic Planners Group and the C2270 Advisory Group, focussed on social development programs and Agency service coordination in Mt Druitt.
Alan worked for over 30 years in planning and management roles with the NSW Government. These included positions with the Departments of Housing, Planning, Public Works and Public Service Board. He was extensively involved with the planning and preparations for the 2000 Olympic Games with the Olympic Coordination Authority.
Alan has considerable experience and skills in project management, strategic planning, community development and the management and coordination of service delivery. Alan currently is an advisor to Uniting Care on their extensive village and care facility development program in NSW and project manager for several community groups. Alan holds post-graduate qualifications in Town Planning.