Alistair is a Chartered Accountant, a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales. Originally from Glasgow, now based mainly in St Andrews. He has extensive financial management experience gained in a broad range of sectors including manufacturing, construction, IT and charitable organisations. His career includes a spell as interim Director of Finance and Corporate Services for the Royal Scottish National Orchestra and he has recently completed two terms as a non-executive director of The Scottish Music Centre.
A lifelong lover of music, Alistair is a keen and regular concert-goer across a range of genres. In other leisure pursuits, he is regularly challenged by a game of golf and also enjoys hillwalking. With children now grown up, family life is centred around Harry, a ten year old westie, and Poppy, a nine year old cocker spaniel.