Technology, art and science creative professional
Alan has had a diverse career spanning creative media. He has a 1st Class Honours Degree in Genetics, an MPhil in Molecular Evolution and has been working as a web developer since 1999. He was a signed recording artist before becoming a lecturer and trainer at Birmingham University in web development. Ever an originator, through a tech-startup company he helped pioneer techniques for computer vision in the fashion retail space. He has been a team leader and project manager since 2010 working on websites for some of the country’s largest companies.
He has been an amateur actor since 2013, most recently as second lead in Lichfield Garrick’s The Hired Man. With Stuart Goodwin, he has made art films progressing onto green screen work using Final Cut Pro X. Most recently, he wrote 20 songs for Hamelin – The Musical.
Al’s passion is that with careful planning you can achieve your dreams. He believes that clear thinking and effective communication are amongst the most important skills in any walk of life.