He has broad experience of applied Business Intelligence, Data Mining, Machine Learning and Statistical Analysis in a variety of settings. His background includes stints with corporate research, internet startups and universities. He was on the found team on spin-out Satalia.com (Data Science) and venture backed WeArePopUp.com (Real Estate) and helped setup the IDEALondon innovation centre with Cisco Systems.
His primary objective is to ensure the firm consistently uses data and machine learning techniques to support and improve its business process, and helps advise its clients on innovation and technology. He works closely with the partners appointed as leaders for technology in each department.
Alastair continues to maintain an active teaching role in the UCL School of Management (Predictive systems) and the Judge Business School, Cambridge (Proptech). His research interests include technology strategy, Blockchain, smart contracting and computational law