Alan has been with Maxi Haulage since 1996. Originally from Northern Ireland, he was educated at the Methodist College Belfast and Queens University where he graduated with a Business Degree. From university, he moved to England and commenced his career as a Graduate Trainee on the National Freight Corporation Training Scheme. From 1979 to 1990, he worked with Roadferry, rising through the ranks to become Managing Director leading a management buy-out. Other roles included Divisional Director for Simon Distribution and a regional management role with Russell Davies.