Continuing the School of Business Guest Lecture Series, founder and Managing Director of a global company, Alan Carter joins us to reflect upon his bright and varied past, in order to provide an anecdotal perspective on what makes a modern Executive equal to, or greater than, the sum of his parts.
Alan is qualified in various technical and Management related areas including higher level qualifications in Business, holding an MBA and Post Graduate Diploma in Management. He also holds Level five qualifications in Quality Assurance Management with the Chartered Quality Institute and Level five 'Graduateship' of the City & Guilds of London Institute.
Alan is also a past Member of the City & Guilds, Senior Awards Association (CGIAA) and has also undertaken voluntary founding roles; as an External Verifier with NEBSM for Management programmes in Durham University Business School (DUBS) and Sunderland Hospitals NHS Trust.
Alan was also a Member of the Engineering Council SARTOR Committee, where he was jointly responsible for developing regulations for registration of Chartered Engineers by Professional Engineering Institutions. Alan is a Registered Engineer and past Branch Chairman of the Institution of Plant Engineers, holds Fellowships in CQI (Quality), CMI (Management), SOE (Engineering), IPlantE (engineering) CIM (Marketing) and 'The Royal Society for Public Health'.
Alan is a Professional Actor registered with Equity, a Registered Complementary Therapist, a volunteer with his local Church to conduct Exorcisms and an ex. Royal Military Policeman. Alan was also shot-at in his hotel room, during an attempted Coup in Turkey in 2016 and appeared on Good Morning Television to recount the tale and warn others.
He started his entrepreneurial career at the age of 12 years old and during his working life has held senior appointments in Construction, FMCG, Electronic, Petrochemical, Nuclear and Defence Industries.