Until May 2020, he was also Company Secretary for Big Society Capital having previously been their Head of Communications since 2011.

Alastair is also a Non-Executive Director and Chair of the Finance Committee of the Albany Theatre in Deptford.

Prior to this he was Communications Adviser to Sir Ronald Cohen, when he acted as Secretary for the Social Investment Task Force.

Previously Alastair worked for 21 years for Morgan Stanley International, initially in the Investment Banking Division and latterly in the Office of the Chairman where he led its European Government Affairs and Corporate Social Responsibility teams.

He also developed the firm’s Global Environment Policy. While at Morgan Stanley, he was a Trustee of Community Action Network.