Alan Macklin, Deputy chair
Alan is a director with CHUK, the UK company whose US parent, CH2M HILL, is the worlds number one programme management company (US ENR Rankings every year 2004-2012). Their major UK roles include Programme Delivery Partner on the Olympic Park, Cross Rail, High Speed 2, Thames Tunnels and Dounreay Nuclear Decommissioning.
Alan joined CHUK after 34 years in the British Army with 20 years in defence acquisition. His last tour as a major general included being the MoDs Programme and Project Management (PPM) skills champion running the MoDs PPM Centre of Excellence with a PjM licensing programme aligned to APM qualifications. Earlier PPM roles included being programme manager (at separate times!) for all Battlefield Training Systems, for the fleet of Royal Fleet Auxiliary ships and for all Armoured Fighting Vehicles.
Higher education and qualifications include: a first class degree from St Johns College Cambridge in Engineering; an EMS in executive management from Manchester Business School; Chartered Engineer and a Fellow of both Institution of Civil Engineers and Institution of Royal Engineers; Certificate in Company Direction from the Institute of Directors; Cabinet Office High Risk Gateway Review Team Leader; as well as being a Registered Project Professional.
He was a trustee on the Royal Engineers Charities Committee and formally registered with Companies House as a director of Moss House Residents Company Limited. Less formally, he held many company director equivalent MoD appointments and is currently chairman of Trewince Lodge Owners Association. He is a member of the APM ProgM SIG Committee.