North West England
Honorary Professor UCLAN
Alan Gillies was Professor of Information Management at UCLAN from 1994 to 2010.
He graduated from the Queen's College, Oxford in 1984 in Chemistry. His PhD, probably the first to be awarded by the University of Central Lancashire (UCLAN) in 1992, was in problem solving methodology using knowledge based systems
After nearly five years at Salford University, he returned to Preston, and in 1998 joined the newly formed LPSMH.
In between times, he has held a part time position at the University of Oxford, and in 2001 was awarded Doctor Honoris Causa by the UMF in Cluj Napoca, Romania.
These days he is more passionate than ever about learning and uisng technology properly. Alan runs a learning consultancy (AGLC) with selected partners, and is Development Director at Perform Learn Develop in the North West of England Liverpool