Alan commenced his career practicing law in New Zealand before moving overseas where he worked in the international financial services industry in the Cook Islands, Jersey and Singapore. He has held legal, business development and senior management positions in both public and private organisations. Before joining the FSDA, Alan was based in Singapore heading the asset management and fiduciary services businesses for a Swiss listed financial services organisation. Alan has traveled extensively through Europe, North America and Asia representing the organisations he works for and speaking on wealth management and financial services. Alan has degrees in law and economics from Auckland University in New Zealand. He has been admitted to the New Zealand bar and is a member of STEP and the New Zealand Institute of Management. Alan returned to the Cook Islands in 2016 with his family and is looking forward to contributing to the development and growth of the Cook Islands financial services industry.