Alan Brown was born in Galashiels in 1956 and educated at Galashiels Academy, Hawick High School and the Scottish College of Textiles.
During his playing career Alan played for Galashiels Academy, Gala Red Triangle, Hawick High School, Hawick Trades, Gala 'A', Gala Star and Royal High.
A chartered accountant by profession he has worked in the social housing sector for many years and is currently the Director of Finance and Corporate Services for the Eildon Housing Association Ltd.
He has served on the committee of: Royal High RFC, Gala Star RFC and Gala Wanderers RFC as well as serving as Treasurer of the Gala Junior Rugby Council and the Secretary of the Border Semi-Junior League.
Alan is currently Treasurer of Gala Wanderers RFC and of the Borders Semi-Junior League and serves as a Trustee on the Murrayfield Centenary Fund.