Alan’s first experience of lifesaving was at university, not long after an incident where his grandmother needed first aid and he didn’t know what to do. Since then, Alan has been involved in teaching lifesaving and lifeguarding awards at his local club. Alan is an international official and has previously been involved in the British Universities Lifesaving Clubs’ Association (BULSCA).

Alan has run international exchanges for youth members, supported national events, and continues to support his local Branches and regional lifesaving events. Alan has been an RLSS UK Ambassador for the West Region over the last four years and continues to enjoy supporting other members, helping everyone to do more locally, within lifesaving.

Alan has a Masters degree in Aerospace Engineering from the University of Bath. He is currently employed as a Systems Engineer for a leading aerospace company in the South West. In 2016, Alan was elected as a Chartered Engineer by the Institute of Mechanical Engineers.

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