Director and co-founder
Alan was political editor of the Scottish Daily Mail, reporting from the Scottish Parliament and the House of Commons for eight years. He was secretary of the Scottish Parliamentary Journalists’ Association and a multiple winner at the Scottish Press Awards, which he now judges. Before joining the Mail, he was a senior reporter at the Edinburgh Evening News.
After leaving journalism, Alan was director of communications for Scottish Labour and has run several political campaigns and advised the UK's most senior parliamentarians. He is a regular TV and newspaper commentator.
His PR career involves representing and promoting charities, campaigns, and corporations. As an award-winning former national journalist, he has vast experience of media affairs and strategic communications, and speaks to the country's leading reporters, producers and editors on a daily basis. In 2021, he was named in the top 15 small agency PR & comms influencers in the world.