Having worked in Town Centre Management for over 20 years and covered 6 town centres across Leicestershire & Warwickshire, Alan has amassed considerable experience in the creation of Town Centre Partnerships and has also worked on the development of Business Improvement Districts.
A recognised Markets and events expert, Alan has led two winning entries in the Best UK Street Market, along with other accolades, such as the Great British High Street award for London and the Market Initiatives award. Alan has also been a key member of both the Association of Town and City Management (ATCM) and National Association of British Markets Authorities (NABMA) for a number of years.
One of the founding members of the Institute of Place Management, Alan has been involved in producing best practice manuals published by Department of Communities and Local Government (DCLG) and various markets industries publications and he also sits on the final adjudicating panel of the Purple Flag Awards for the evening economy.
Alan supports Heartflood in advising on all matters linked to Markets and excels in developing Policy, Strategy and Operational Management plans, all of which are produced with a passionate and pragmatic flair.