Alan Largey was born in Belfast, educated at Belfast Royal Academy and Queens University, The Ulster Polytechnic at Jordanstown and the University of Ulster.  He holds a BSC (Hons) in Psychology, a Post Graduate Diploma in Computer Science Education, a MSc and a PhD.

Alan spent nearly 30 years in education on the Shankill Road and during that time his interest in computers and information technology in the teaching environment developed. 

After a spell as Director of an eLearning Company he joined Co-operation Ireland where he works on a variety of projects but still retains that interest in multimedia and eLearning.