Director of Communications
After working as a producer for Sky TV for five years, Alastair joined the Civil Service as a media relations officer. He quickly became a senior adviser to Cabinet Ministers including Sajid Javid and Greg Clark, overseeing their media relations and communications strategies. As communications lead on the Government’s Industrial Strategy, Alastair worked closely with senior officials across No.10, HMT and BEIS, delivering significant high-profile media moments.
Alastair then joined HM Land Registry as their Head of Media, Campaigns and Planning, leading a large team across the UK. After implementing new planning processes and improving coverage across traditional and new media, Alastair joined the UK Chamber of Shipping as Director of Communications in August 2019, leading on all strategic communications for the Chamber, including government relations, public affairs, media relations, social media and publications.