AM00001 CV ExtractDuring the Open Primary on 25 October 2014. Alan Mak's CV was distributed to help allow Havant residents to make an informed decision on whom to select as their Conservative party candidate.

Many statements made within the CV have been verified as misleading at best or untrue at worst.

It would be helpful to keep Alan Mak's CV open in a separate window while you examine the analysis of the CV in the following articles.

You may view Alan Mak's "Conservative Party approved Candidate CV here".

The title of Alan Mak's CV is:  "THE CONSERVATIVE PARTY APPROVED CANDIDATE CV"

and under the title appears: ALAN MAK FRSA.

Alan Mak was not a member of the Royal Society of Arts (RSA) when this CV was prepared.

The false claim to have been an FRSA was confirmed by the Royal Society of Arts.

Alan Mak's Daily Telegraph quote that was never publishedAlan Mak's Havant CV Includes a quote from the Daily Telegraph. "Dynamic hard worker ......"

However, this quote was never published and Alan Mak has since stated for the Portsmouth Evening News that the quote was given verbally, and that the person making the quote gave it in a personal capacity and does not wish to be identified.

AM00001 CV Extract CHAlan Mak's Havant CV Includes a quote from Conservative Home. "Alan Mak is one of the Party's rising stars & brightest talents"..."

However, this quote was never published and Alan Mak has since stated in the Portsmouth News that the quote was given verbally, and that the person making the quote gave it in a personal capacity and does not wish to be identified.

Alan Mak's CV states "Started & now run my own successful business investing in technology and retain companies like HotSquash ...... & PaperlessReceipts".

The impression given is that Mr Mak was running a successful business that invested in companies. 

However, the truth is very different as Alan Mak was a regular shareholder that had a book value of less than £200.  The claim that he ran a successful investment business is not borne out by facts.

2015 01 01   AM00027   Spirepount Group Website SmallAlan Mak's CV states that he is a "Self Made Businessman".  I ask that you examine these facts and assess the veracity of his statement.

Companies House records in 2015 indicated that Alan Mak was a director of two companies: Spirepoint Global Limited and Fitzgerald Partners Limited and both companies were established in March 2014 with his £1 investment in each.

Both companies were created just before the Conservative candidate selection process started and although neither companies were required to submit their first set of statutory accounts until December 2015, they could have been submitted by May 2015 but were not.

 

Clifford Chance is one of the UK's most successful law firms and one of the best it in the world; they operate globally across the world in the Americas, Europe, the Far East and Australasia.

Alan Mak, in his CV claimed that he was a Department Head at Clifford Chance, the world's largest law firm. 

Neither of these statements are true.

These invalid statements were reported in:

AM00001 CV Extract ShopAlan Mak in his CV states "My family ran a high street shop which I worked in, much like those on Mengham Road & Elm Grove on Hayling island or West Street in Havant".

The truth is that his family ran a Chinese takeaway called the Lucky Star Chop Suey House in York and there are no take-aways in Mengham Road.