Alastair has extensive experience in advising on accounting and financial reporting, corporate governance and management issues in the financial sector. He brings in-depth knowledge and understanding of accounting and global governance.
He is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales. Alastair retired from KPMG in March 2011. In the last 20 years of his 36-year career with the firm, in the UK and overseas, he led its financial services team in Scotland with a primary focus on insurance and investment management.
External appointments: Chairman of Liontrust Asset Management plc, Senior Independent Director and Audit Committee Chairman of Phoenix Group Holdings and director of The Bank of N.T. Butterfield & Son Limited (a company listed in Bermuda and New York).