Alan has over 45 years of experience, initially as a Tradesman and Supervisor, and for the past 25 years as an asset management/maintenance management consultant in many different industries.
As a consultant, his clients included Forest Products, Pulp and Paper operations, Fertilizer production, Mining, Upstream and Downstream Oil & Gas operations and several other process industries.
His primary areas of focus were assessment of Asset Management, Maintenance Work Management Program effectiveness & CMMS/EAM tool utilization, and aiding clients in the development and implementation of improvement strategies and action plans in these areas.
Alan is a lifetime member of the Plant Engineering and Maintenance Association of Canada (PEMAC). He is a founding member of the PEMAC Alberta chapter, served as a member of the PEMAC National Board of Directors and as the Vice President of the organization for three years.
Alan was an instructor in the PEMAC Maintenance Management Professional (MMP) certification program at several colleges in Alberta and Saskatchewan from 2004 thru to 2019, when he retired from instruction.
He is still active with PEMAC as the Curator of the Body of Knowledge Shared Learning Library.