Alan is currently working on No Straight Lines: making sense of our non-linear world. ( This 7 year project looks at the causes of systemic failure of our industrial society, and describes how we can build a world socially, organisationally and economically that is sustainable, more vibrant and humane. At its heart is a literacy and logic for transformational innovation.

He has a firm grasp of the changes which are reshaping our world. With his insight Alan enables his clients to develop transformational strategies for how businesses and organisations can succeed in a non-linear world.

His peers say that Alan a great distiller of complex arguments into their most salient points, who can take concepts from many sources and detect the previously hidden relationship between them.

As a well known writer, thinker and public speaker Alan has addressed, radio, television, and conference audiences globally.