With over 35 years of experience in the Human Resources field, Allan is a seasoned International Human Resource Professional, with a diverse background encompassing the successful management of Human Resource Departments in government, manufacturing, transportation, and service industries. He has worked as HR Manager and Director for multi-national corporations in the United States, overseeing operations across the U.S., Mexico and Canada, as well as the Department of Homeland Security and Department of Energy in the U.S. government sector. For the past several years, he has worked in the United Arab Emirates and GCC countries as an HR Consultant and Trainer, specializing in HR certification programs, Talent Management, Business Execution, Strategic Planning, Performance Management and Career and Succession Planning programs. With a unique blending of academic and practical work experience, Allan is also an adjunct faculty member for Chifley Business School of Australia and Swiss Business School of Zurich, teaching Human Resource and Strategic Management courses in MBA programs throughout UAE campus locations, as well as campuses in Bahrain and Kuwait. His passion and energy for Human Resources, coupled with a high level of expertise and keen presentation skills, have earned Allan a distinguished reputation as a Human Resource subject matter expert as well as an effective trainer and educator. Allan holds Human Resource Certification Institute certifications as a Professional in Human Resources (PHR) and became certified as a global Human Resource Management Professional (SPHRi) in May of 2012 following completion of the new global pilot certification program. He also holds Australian HR certification (CAHRI) as well as chartered MCIPD level membership in UK based Chartered Institute of Personnel Development (CIPD). He received his Master’s degree in Human Resource Management in 2003 from U.S. based Keller Graduate School of Management, graduating “with distinction”. Allan provides pre-certification training for SPHRi, HRBP, PHR, SPHR and CHRM programs as well as numerous specialized Human Resource topical subjects, with high level of success.