Alasdair is the Chief Strategy Officer at the GSG. He is on the Executive Committee and responsible for GSG’s strategy, communications, development and funding..

Alasdair was the Director of Strategy at the Rhodes Trust from 2014-2019, leading on over £300m of philanthropic fundraising, driving international expansion across Africa and Asia, and building strategic operating partnerships.

He has over 20 years’ experience in financial services, with a focus on emerging markets investment. After joining CDC, Alasdair spent over a decade at Actis, the emerging markets private equity fund manager. He previously worked for Sovereign Capital, the UK private equity firm, and Bain and Company, the global consulting firm.

Alasdair has an MBA from INSEAD and a joint honours degree in Russian and Czech language and literature from the University of Oxford.

Alasdair is an active impact investor and entrepreneur committed to environmental and social outcomes.