Alan has been Director of Public Health in Oldham for twelve years and has also worked with regional and national organisations in that time.
Alan has a national profile in public health and has been invited onto three programme development groups of the National Institute for Clinical and Health Excellence (NICE) as the representative of borough level public health.
He leads the development of the Health and Well-being Board in Oldham, demonstrating his enthusiasm for working across the whole system of not just health and social care but health and well-being. He is now turning the skills and experience gained from board and executive director responsibilities in the NHS to wider effect within local government and the wider partnership agenda.
Alan is a member of RSA (Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufacturers and Commerce)