Candidate for Kirkcaldy
Alan is the Scottish Liberal Democrat Prospective Scottish Parliamentary Candidate for Kirkcaldy.
He is an energy consultant and software developer for his own SME. Prior to this he worked as a Housing Consultant and Energy Advisor for the Tayside & Fife Energy Advice Centre. In his 20s he worked for voluntary & charitable organisations including a stint as Project Leader of an emergency night shelter at King’s Cross, London.
Inspired by the need to combat global warming, he obtained an Environmental Management degree over 25 years ago, and has been fighting it ever since by working in energy efficiency. This has included setting up the Tayside & Fife energy advice centre, working with the fuel poor in Aberdeen and being an examiner for a professional environmental institute.
Alan has served on many Boards and committees as a Volunteer, such as the Scottish Solar Energy Group and Edinburgh Street Pastors.
Says Alan “I’m passionate about tackling the reasons for homelessness and to properly tackle climate change and the injustice of the benefits system”