Coming to Capilano University was a natural move
for Alan having done volunteer work with the university, and previously when
Capilano was a college, for over 10 years. Through that experience, he gained a
deep appreciation for the Capilano approach to achieving student success and
wanted to be a part of it. His volunteer association with Capilano included
serving as a member of the School of Business Advisory Committee.
year plus business career was diverse in terms of industry sectors which
included the airline industry as well as the manufacturing, consulting and
insurance fields. Alan had a wide variety of roles spanning human resources and
operations management leading staff groups of up to 1200 employees. In the
latter part of his corporate career, Alan was a Human Resources executive with
a major insurance corporation. In that role he provided innovation and
leadership in the areas of compensation, benefits, pension and wellness.