Alan frequently speaks and chairs events on Generation Y's impact on business, finance, policy and society. He is a primary school governor in east London and Trustee of school breakfast club charity Magic Breakfast. He is a member of the Guardian/Courvoisier Future 500 Network of young business and public life leaders, an Ambassador for Enterprise UK, and was Square Mile Magazine’s 2010/11 Young City Lawyer of the Year. He sits on Cambridge’s University’s Alumni Advisory Board and is an Advisor to the Big Society Network. He was a member of the Conservative Party’s Globalisation and Global Poverty Policy Group and is Co-Chairman of Conservative Fastrack. He is a speaker for Speakers4Schools and nominated as a World Economic Forum Young Global Leader. He is a solicitor at Clifford Chance LLP, and a founder member of the Clifford Chance Foundation.