Alan has profound experience as a senior executive, entrepreneur and advisor focused on complex growth markets, especially in Asia. He is co-founder of ECube Investment Advisors which is dedicated to raising India’s corporate standards of environmental, social and governance (“ESG”) performance.
In 2009, he co-founded Kiran Energy, one of India’s pioneering solar power companies. Earlier, he was Executive Director of Tata Sons and responsible for the Tata Group’s international strategy, prior to which he was Chairman of Jardine Matheson India.
His earlier career included acting as Strategy Director of United Distillers, CEO of Piersons (a division of Courtaulds Textiles) and as a banker with SG Warburg. He was a member of the Policy Unit at 10 Downing Street in 1991 – 1993.
Alan has served as a director of public and private companies in Asia, UK and North America. He has written and spoken widely most especially about business, sustainability and entrepreneurship in India. He was awarded a CBE in 2014.