Alan is a Strategic Advisor to the African Climate Foundation (ACF) , assisting ACF in the development of the Foundation’s strategy, programme development and fundraising. He is a human rights lawyer, with over 10 years of experience working within a variety of socio-legal, economic and political contexts. Alan has worked in the not-for-profit sector as a human rights litigator and researcher; managed programming, budgeting and strategy development in human rights philanthropy; and has provided technical support and human rights advice to civil society organisations, government institutions and judiciaries in the global south.

Prior to joining ACF, Alan was the Director for Legal Affairs at the Judiciary of Seychelles. Alan also has 5 years of experience in philanthropy and grant making at the Open Society Foundation for South Africa, where he managed the Foundation’s Information, Expression and Accountability portfolio. Alan holds an LLB from the University of Cape Town, a Post-Graduate Diploma in Environmental Law, and a LLM in international human rights from the University of Michigan.