Alan is passionate about the model adopted by the company for identifying suitable investments in the life sciences area which not only address many of the diseases, illnesses and medical device challenges of today but enable investors to share in the benefits of investing in these areas both monetarily but also ethically.
Alan has been Chief Financial Officer since BioScience Managers inception in 2004. He is responsible for finance, IT, company secretarial and governance and is now a Senior Partner.
Concurrently he is also a Director for a number of companies within the group, including BioScience Managers, which cover activities ranging from stockbroking, corporate finance, funds management and trustee services. As the group holds a number of Australian Financial Services Licences, he is conscious of ensuring that all entities comply with the law, regulations and best practices in all their dealings.
Previously, Alan worked as a financial controller and finance manager in the telecommunications and utilities industries with responsibilities not dissimilar to his current ones. Alan started his career in audit and accounting services working across the largest international accounting and professional services firms, known as the “Big 4”, in the UK and Australia.
Alan holds a BA degree from the University of the West of England, Bristol, UK. He is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand and the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.