Alan is the Managing Director of Goal Professional Services and Managing Partner of the Goal Group. He is also a Past President of the Australian Industry and Defence Network (AIDN), retaining a role on the AIDN NSW Committee. He has significant experience from 21 years in the RAN and 28 years as a project and programme manager in complex projects whilst developing the largest complementary SME model in Australia, the Goal Group.
Alan has assisted major defence companies to achieve bid success. His specific areas of expertise are strategic direction, project development, bid preparation and programme management. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Management and Leaders, and a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors plus a Senior Member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers. Alan is a past Co-Chair of the Synthetic Environment Working Group, represents AIDN on the AIG Defence Council’s Security Working Group and is a highly experienced Programme Manager, particularly in major programs, complex systems engineering and Integrated Logistics Support (ILS).
He is an accomplished business development manager, experienced in developing and selling solutions in defence and law enforcement markets, client relationship management, commercial negotiations, business development and sales, staff performance management and service delivery management.