Alan is a principal at GBRM, a consulting and educational company that provides courses on international business risk assessment and mitigation to mining executives.
Alan has also developed and is presently teaching a course entitled International Business: Understanding and Managing Legal Risk for the Athabasca University distance-learning MBA program. He is also currently teaching online undergraduate courses (Constitutional Law; Comparative Global Legal Approaches and Philosophies) for Royal Roads University, as well as Diplomatic Law and International Law for Diplomats for the Diplo Foundation. He has also taught for the University of London LL.B. program in Canada. Alan is also working with the World Bank regarding tools for companies in order to combat corruption.
This course was developed in partnership with a well-educated person with three post graduate degrees. He has been involved in the law enforcement and private security field since 1991, and has been working for the police as well as commercial industry. He has formulated security policies for companies working in Africa, the Middle East and Asia. Well-travelled and highly experienced, he has always believed heavy industry (including mining) requires solutions that are both practical and readily achievable.