Alan Chairs the Innovation Board of the North East LEP and advises the UK Government, EU and US Department of Energy on offshore wind and general technology and innovation activities. Alan’s focus is on research, development and innovation, including the generation and commercialisation of new intellectual property and the growth of new ventures within the renewable energy and water sectors. He has worked in organisations including NEI/Rolls Royce, British Gas, Suez Lyonnaise, Shell, ITI Energy, Narec, Mott MacDonald, Technology Strategy Board and Sinclair Knight Merz. Alan has visiting professorships of Durham and Northumbria universities.
Professor Alan Lowdon