Alan is a geographer with over 20 years experience of information management, natural resource management, bio-geographical research and development. He is a specialist in development issues in small island developing states and shared information sources for cross-agency use, and is working currently in Africa, Caribbean, and South Atlantic and Indian Oceans. He has extensive experience in knowledge management, Geographical information Systems (GIS), database design and execution, mapping and programming, analysis and in management of corporate scale GIS. Alan has a Masters degree in remote sensing and has worked with aerial photography, low and high-resolution satellite imagery. Interests include island systems environmental management, coastal zone management, fisheries information, disaster management, land use and management, property titling, pest control and physical planning. Alan has strong teaching skills and has trained personnel in GIS, remote sensing, programming and natural resource management.
Alan was awarded an MBE in the UK 2021 New Year’s Honours List for his services to International Development.
Country Experience: Anguilla, Argentina, Ascension Island, Bahamas, Barbados, Benin, Botswana, British Virgin Islands, Burundi, Cayman Islands, Colombia, Congo Republic, Denmark, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ghana, Italy (FAO), Fiji, Guinea, Haiti, Côte d’Ivoire, India, Indonesia, Jamaica, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Maldives, Mauritania, Mauritius (inc. Rodrigues), Montserrat, Myanmar, Nepal, Netherlands, Netherlands Antilles (Curacao), Philippines, Serbia, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Sri Lanka, St Helena, St Kitts and Nevis, St Lucia, St Vincent and the Grenadines, Sweden, Tanzania (inc. Zanzibar), Thailand, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Uganda, US Virgin Islands, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Availability: Short term overseas up to 3 months, longer term inputs from UK or multiple trips.