Health Promotion Officer, Northern Ireland Chest Heart and Stroke

Alan previously worked in Cardiac Rehabilitation Phase IV until May 2017 before moving to NI Chest Heart & Stroke. Alan is a qualified exercise specialist and has many professional qualifications related to using exercise as medicine. Alan studied Leisure and Sport at Carnegie University in Leeds graduating in June 2000 before leaving the UK to work in Japan for 5 years due to his interest in the Japanese Martial Art of Aikido. Alan competed at international level and holds the rank of 4th Dan (4th degree black belt).