Alastair is a Chartered Accountant with extensive experience in senior management roles internationally and a qualified executive coach with Meyler Campbell. He has substantial change management experience and strong leadership, motivational and communication skills.
Alastair has spent more than 30 years within the legal sector having held the role of COO at Linklaters, HFW and most recently at Pinsent Masons. Having worked in both Asia and Central and Eastern Europe, he is experienced at working internationally.
During his time at Pinsent Masons, Alastair oversaw the restructure of several support services, leading to significant improvements in service and cost reductions of more than 10%. He developed numerous internal teams across the business to help them run more effectively and improve service delivery. He has led major projects including M&A, cost reduction programmes and system implementations.
Having worked in some of the world’s leading Law firms, he has first-hand experience of the unique characteristics of these organisations. He can relate to the challenges its leaders and aspiring leaders face, the very high standards expected, and the intricacies of firm dynamics.
Alastair is a qualified executive coach and mentor. He is skilled in developing strong, collaborative and talented teams whilst supporting opportunities to develop and promote young talent.