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.
The Richmond Group is a vibrant society of professional consultants, who engage with each other to enhance their personal performance, the performance of their consulting businesses, and the services they offer their clients. After 6 years service as President and many more as a member I am now stepping down and leave the group in safe hands.