Alan worked for Post and Telegraphs which became Telkom S. A. for 40 years. After matriculating he went to the Cape Technical College where he completed a Diploma in Telecommunications. He was appointed as Telecommunications Technician in 1973 and ended his career managing the training of personnel in the Core Network of Telkom SA.
He retired at end of March 2011 and was asked to chair the City Partnership. He is a committed Christian and is serving as minister’s warden and lay-preacher at St Timothy’s church.
He is also serving on the committee of the Cape Town Men’s Convention and at present working with the TGIF group that meet on Friday morning.
He was also a keen hockey player, representing Western Province and South African Defence.
On a more personal note Alan is married to Charmain and has two sons Stephen and Paul who are married to Lesley and Audrey. He also has three grandsons, Elijah, Caleb and Silas who are the joy of his life.
Alan and Charmain are both committed to upholding God’s Word above all else.
cell: 072 463 9343