Speaker Profiles

Alan Frew

Alan Frew

Songwriter, Public Speaker & Author

Alan Frew is a multi-platinum selling songwriter, public speaker and author of the best-selling book ‘The Action Sandwich-A Six Step Recipe to Success by Doing What You’re Already Doing’.

With over 5,000,000 in sales, his work with Glass Tiger has garnered him five Juno Awards, a Grammy nomination and five Canadian Classic Awards in recognition of songs that have been played in excess of 100,000 times on Canadian Radio. Glass Tiger has had numerous hits that are now woven into the very fabric of the Canadian music scene ; "Don't Forget Me ( when I'm gone), Someday, Diamond Sun, My Town, to name but a few. He also has three solo CD's to his credit.

Additionally, Frew co-wrote the massive 5x platinum hit, 'I Believe’ (the theme song for CTV's coverage of the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Winter Games) with Stephan Moccio. He also co-wrote the title track from Johnny Reid’s Juno-Nominated album “Fire it Up”, for which he received a #1 Award; coincidentally 'Fire It Up' was also recorded to platinum status in Europe by the legendary Joe Cocker.

Frew has toured with artists including Rod Stewart, Tina Turner and Fleetwood Mac, and performed for the Canadian Armed Forces and their allies in Bosnia, Israel, Egypt, Kuwait, Oman and 4x in Afghanistan. In light of his recent health scare, Alan is actively speaking out on the dangers of high cholesterol and hypertension in an effort to increase public knowledge and raise awareness of proper health practices in stroke prevention.