Independent Non-Executive Director
Chairman of the
Digital Advisory Council
||Appointed 2 March 20151
Key skills and experience
- International business experience across a diverse range of sectors including textiles and Government
- Start-up and technology insights
Chairman of Griffin Growth Partners, Director of Insolight SA, Peotic Technologies and Vyome Therapeutics Inc. Co-founder and director of ECube Investment Advisors. Previously Executive Director of Tata Sons Limited, Chairman of the Jardine Matheson Group in India, Strategy Development Director at United Distillers, co-founder of Kiran Energy Solar Power, a member of The Policy Unit at No. 10 Downing Street. He was CEO of Piersons, a division of Courtaulds Textiles, and an investment banker with S.G. Warburg & Co.
Alan has an MA in History from the University of Cambridge and an MBA from the Harvard Business School.
1Date of appointment to Coats Group plc