Alan Whaley is an automotive executive with over 30 years of experience in high performance sales and change management. A true industry veteran with international experience in the trenches doing sales to C suite decisions at OEMs, Importers, and Consultancies.
His career spans Volkswagen, Mercedes, General Electric, Volkswagen, Audi, Carter & Carter, Jaguar, Land Rover, and many more. In addition to having first-hand experience at every step of the business, He has also worked with thousands of executives and teams in the automotive industry to develop key capabilities to succeed in the business of today and the thrive in the business of tomorrow.
Today, Alan is the Chairman of AMENA Automotive Association where he is dedicated to raising industry standards through insights, intelligence, and consumer initiatives. He is also the host of the Autofocus Podcast, the first mobility podcast in the region.
Alan has been featured in the media in BBC, Newsweek, Dubai Eye, and The Telegraph, and is a Harvard Business Review contributor. In his engaging keynotes and workshops, Alan weaves together critical lessons with hands-on experience in a regional and current context. He has spoken in front of audiences around the world on topics as diverse as the future of the mobility, change management, new profit centres, and high performance sales.