Alan has overall responsibility for Consultancy for Colliers International in New Zealand.
He advises a wide range of public and private sector organizations. Clients include Auckland Council, Unitec, Progressive Enterprises, Massey University, Ngai Tahu Property, Ngati Whatua Orakei, Ngati Whatua o Kaipara, and various departments of the New Zealand government including Police, MBIE, Callaghan Innovation and Housing New Zealand.
In 2018 he was awarded a lifetime achievement award by RICS to acknowledge an outstanding contribution to the built environment in New Zealand.
He is a trustee of the of Massey University's Property Foundation, a member of the Society of Property Researchers, and a registered consultant with the Property Institiute of New Zealand.
He is a frequent media commentator on the New Zealand property market.