Alan Finn developed a career in electrical and electronic engineering management, after several years at sea in the RN submarine service, followed by spells as a General Manager and in industrial marketing management, for multinational companies such as Honeywell and Schlumberger. He trained in marketing in blue-chip companies, gaining a post-graduate diploma in marketing and an MBA degree to become a Chartered Marketer. Over the last nine years, Alan developed FINNbiz Consultants as a Fellow of the Institution of Engineering and Technology, a Fellow of the Institute of Measurement and Control, a Fellow of the Energy Institute and as an Associate Member of the Institution of Nuclear Engineers. A Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Marketing and Fellow of the Institute of Direct Marketing, Alan is also a Fellow of the Chartered Management Institute and a Fellow of the Institute of Consulting, with whom Alan is registered as a consultant and by whom he has been awarded the Certified Management Consultant qualification. Alan is listed also in the Chartered Institute of Marketing's consultants directory. FINNbiz Consultants are a networked group with a diverse variety of disciplines and skills, from accountancy to law and from manufacturing, sales and marketing operations, all led and controlled by Alan Finn as Principal Consultant.