Alan is Academic Course Leader for the Doctorate in Business Administration (DBA) teaching research methods and supervising postgraduate candidates.
At undergraduate level he teaches Events Management and International Hospitality and Tourism Management with a focus on contemporary issues. He has a passion for teaching, research and inclusive pedagogies.
Having an interest in international education, Alan is Academic Course Leader for Logistics Management at Peninsula College, Malaysia. He is a Chartered Geographer and focuses on how places are constructed through marketing and events. Alan also works with local business groups to actively promote Gloucestershire as a visitor destination.
Chartered Geographer (CGeog) Royal Geographical Society
Senior Fellow of The Higher Education Academy (SFHEA)
Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society (FRGS)
Fellow of the Tourism Society (FTS)
Association for Events Management Education
International Federation of National Teaching Fellows (IFNTF)
Alan is an experienced external examiner and currently holds an external examining position for International Event Management at the University of Brighton.