Alan Permane (born February 4, 1967) is a British engineer.
Permane has been operating since 2011 with Lotus F1 Team and currently Renault Formula 1's track operations director. In 1989-1995, Permane worked as an electrical engineer for Benetton and in 1996, as young drivers race engineer. Permane acted as race engineer for the years 1997-2001 and with Renault in the years 2002-2006. From 2007 to 2011, he served as the team's chief engineer.