Independent Non-Executive Director
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Key skills and experience
Alan has substantial experience of international business across a diverse range of sectors including textiles and Government. Alan provides the Board with start-up and technology insights derived from his experiences, especially in Asia, with a number of technology-focused enterprises. This experience makes him ideally placed for his role as Chairman of the Digital Advisory Council.
Other current appointments
Alan is currently the Chairman of Griffin Growth Partners, a specialist strategic advisory firm focused on growing markets in Asia and is a Director of Insolight SA and Vyome Therapeutics Inc.
Previous relevant experience
Alan co-founded Kiran Energy Solar Power in 2010. Until 2009 Alan was an Executive Director of Tata Sons Limited. Prior to that he was Chairman of the Jardine Matheson Group in India, Strategy Development Director at United Distillers and 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.