Alan Kirkland has been CEO of CHOICE, Australia’s largest consumer organisation, since 2012.

Alan has a background in the justice system, having previously worked as CEO of Legal Aid New South Wales and Executive Director of the Australian Law Reform Commission. Alan has a long-term interest in redressing socio-economic disadvantage, which he has pursued through voluntary roles with organisations including the Australian Council of Social Service and the Public Interest Advocacy Centre.

Alan was a member of the panel for the Ramsay Review, which in 2016-17 examined dispute resolution and complaints handling in the Australian financial system.

Set up by consumers, for consumers. CHOICE is the consumer advocate that gives Australians information and advice, free from commercial bias.