Alan is an American leadership development specialist, organizational and personal development consultant, educator, and concerned global citizen based out of Southeast Asia. As a co-founder of Five Pillar Foundation, Alan develops educational experiences emphasizing leadership, intercultural dialogue, and service learning for both international visitors and the local community. Alan earned his doctorate in Leadership Studies in 2015 from University of San Diego’s School of Leadership & Education Sciences, where he concentrated his studies in adult learning and leadership education. He has completed He is a member of the International Leadership Association, Singapore Training and Development Association (STADA), World Café community. He is graduate of the Designing for Social Innovation and Leadership global certificate program.