Allen Wilson is the former president of the Institute of Swimming Pool Engineers (ISPE), the only UK institute dedicated solely to pools and spas. He is employed by Studies In Work as a H&S Consultant specialising in both aquatic facilities and pool and spa plant operation. Studies In Work’s e.magazine, Wilson’s Essential Pool & Spa news , is circulated to poolies both in the UK and in many countries around the world and is edited by Allen. He delivers training, endorsed by the ISPE and in the run up to SPATEX he will be delivering Pool & Spa Plant and Legionnaires Awareness training throughout the UK, In the past, his work has taken him to Pakistan, Kazakhstan, Falklands, Canada, Nigeria, The Gambia, Qatar, Dar Jerba, Tunisia, Abu Dhabi, Morocco, Doha, New Zealand, Egypt and destinations within Europe too numerous to mention. During his travels he claims he has bungee jumped all over the world. At seventy-three years of age, he is the proud grandfather of eight grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.