Alan has spent 18 years in Senior Management, specialising in income stream and brand development for social enterprise. 

Appointed Director of Fundraising of the Outward Bound Trust (OBT) in July 2010, he has overseen an increase in income from £1.7m in 2010 to £8.68m per annum by 2018 to help provide activities for 25,000 young people a year. 

OBT employ 300 staff at six residential centres in the Lakes and Mountains of the UK’s most dramatic terrain.