"Alan chairs Griffin Growth Partners, a specialist strategic advisory firm that assists clients in developing and implementing winning strategies in India. He is also co-founder of Kiran Energy, a solar power developer based in Bombay and was previously an Executive Director of Tata Sons, where his responsibility was internationalisation of the Tata Group. From 1998 to 2003 he was Chairman of the Jardine Matheson Group in India.
"His earlier career included positions as Special Advisor to the British Prime Minister, Rt. Hon. John Major MP, and as a member of the Policy Unit at No.10 Downing Street; Strategy Development Director, United Distillers plc; Chief Executive, Piersons (a division of Courtaulds Textiles plc) and an investment banker with S.G. Warburg & Co Ltd. Alan was educated at Downing College, Cambridge, and the Harvard Business School. He was made an OBE in 1994 and a CBE in 2014. "
- Director, Coats
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