Alan was appointed to the IDH Board of Directors in March 2017, he has been Chair of Diaverum the Swedish global renal dialysis company since May 2016 and Strix, a Hong Kong electronics business since 2008. He has stood at the helm of a number of diverse international businesses spanning the health, aerospace, engineering, building products, chemicals and property development industries.
Most recently, Bowkett was Chairman of Avio Spa, the Italian aerospace and rocket company, the diagnostic imaging and cancer treatment group Euromedic, the retirement housebuilder McCarthy & Stone and FTSE 250 listed company Redrow.
In addition, Bowkett has spent time in Brussels as Chairman of the Dutch chemicals group Acordis BV, and from 2009 - 2015, was the Chairman of the former English Premier League side Norwich City Football Club.
Bowkett holds an MBA from London Business School and a BSC (Econ) from University College London.