Alan has over 15 years’ specific experience as a Career Consultant along with a proven background as a senior manager in the tertiary education sector. He has also been involved in liaison roles between tertiary providers and various community based learning support programmes and schemes.
Supportive, approachable and motivational, Alan specialises in career coaching and is at ease working with clients at all levels within an organisation either on a one on one individual basis or with groups in a workshop setting.
Alan’s background includes work as a Probation Officer, an Employment Officer and multiple management roles within the tertiary education sector. He has been actively involved in the success of tertiary education services within the Southland area and been instrumental in the set – up of several programmes and facilities from a zero base to proven viability.
Alan is very enthusiastic about helping others achieve and has specialised in career coaching from 1997. He has worked successfully with people from a huge variety of backgrounds and at multiple levels from secondary school students to senior managers. This depth of experience, along with his approachable manner allows him to quickly and comfortably establish meaningful rapport with new clients.
Alan is well qualified with an Executive MBA (Distinction) and a BA in Psychology from Massey University. He also holds a Diploma of Education and a Diploma of Teaching. He has attended multiple seminars and short courses to complement his formal qualifications and to maintain current knowledge of best practice trends.
AREAS OF EXPERTISE
- Career Development Coaching
- Career Assessment
- Vocational Rehabilitation
- Service Establishment
INDUSTRY SECTOR EXPERIENCE
- Public Sector
- Small Business Management
- Health and Safety