Allan grew up in Scotland, but developed a love of sunshine and warmth, so came to New Zealand in 1987.
He is a scholar of Christ’s College Cambridge and Magdalon College, Oxford. He is a designated Diving Examiner for OSH, does Impairment Assessment work for ACC, but mainly enjoys the variety of General Practice in all its many aspects. Allan also works for Whakatohea Maori Trust Board in Opotiki.
He has travelled extensively and feels passion for environmental issues.