Alan Burrows Alan Burrows is the current Chief Operating Officer (COO) at the Motherwell Football & Athletic Club Ltd. After leaving school, Alan studied at the Glasgow College of Food Technology before a four-year spell with the Hilton Group. He also worked for the Department for International Development and North Lanarkshire Council before taking up the role as Head of Communications with Motherwell FC in the autumn of 2007. Alan spent seven years in that post, and won eleven individual awards for his performance, including the Best Club Media Relations award seven years on the spin. He was promoted to General Manager in 2014 and, one year later, took his seat on the Board of Directors and promoted again, this time to his current position as Chief Operating Officer. Alan represents Motherwell FC at the SPFL, Scottish FA and at the European Club Association (ECA), where the club is only one of four members from Scotland. In addition, Alan has recently been appointed the Chair of the reformed Lanarkshire FA.