Alan is CEO of Goodhart, joining at its inception in 2009. From October 2019, Alan had a 2½ year career "detour" working as CIO of Templeton Global Equity Group. During this period he continued to function as Goodhart's Chairman before returning full-time to Goodhart in April 2023.
Prior to Goodhart, Alan was Chief Investment Officer of the multi-manager team at WestLB Mellon Asset Management (“WMAM”). He joined WMAM in September 2005 from MM Asset Management, where he was Director of Research, responsible for manager research and fund construction across a broad range of multi-manager funds. Before MM Asset Management, Alan was Head of Manager Research at Aon Investment Consulting in London, and Head of Manager Research at Hymans Robertson Actuaries & Consultants in Glasgow.
Alan has an MSc in Investment Analysis and a BA (Hons) in Economic Policy, both from the University of Stirling, Scotland.