Alan is the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Into Independence Ltd – a consultancy focused on disability and equality training, access audits, promoting independent living and assistive technology. He previously served as CEO of Assist UK for nine years.. He is a full-time electric wheelchair user and lives independently, travelling extensively and using most forms of transport. He spent most of his working life in finance holding a senior position for a multinational battery manufacturer.
Alan has a vast amount of experience of assistive technology, especially regarding adaptions to vehicles and has worked closely for many years with the directors and staff of Motability. One of his key achievements, was that he helped Capita procure a multi-million pound contract for providing benefit assessments for the Department for Work and Pensions.
In addition to being a Trustee of Driving Mobility, Alan currently sits on many advisory groups including the DWP (Department of Work and Pensions, PIP), D4D (Devices for Dignity), JCMD (The Joint Committee on Mobility for Disabled People), Disabled Living Manchester, Shopmobility, and is Chairman of DMUK (Disabled Motorists UK).