Alan is Adjunct Associate Professor of Paramedic Science at CQUniversity in Australia, and a Professor in the Paramedic Programs at Fanshawe College in Canada. He was previously Research Coordinator for an ambulance service in the Middle East, where he led award-winning research studies – many the first of their kind in the region. He is a Senior Fellow with the McNally Project for Paramedicine Research in Toronto, Canada. Alan is Vice-President of the Irish College of Paramedics, and editor of the peer-reviewed Irish Journal of Paramedicine. In addition, he sits on the editorial boards of Canadian Paramedicine and International Paramedic Practice. He is completing a PhD at Monash University in the area of paramedic education.