Alastair is a successful entrepreneur and advises Byfield on our growth strategy, agency management and people development. Alastair started his early career working for BusinessWeek International in New York and then founded and built two award winning communications agencies – Scope Communications and Consolidated Communications Group (PR Week’s agency of the year 2001).
In 2004 he became CEO of Reed Exhibitions Ltd before starting a portfolio career in 2010. Since then he has been Chairman of Dods Group Plc, Seahorse Environmental, Blue Rubicon, Hanover Communications, Finn PR, Longitude Research, Nano Interactive Group and a strategic advisor to Centaur Media Plc and Gartner Inc. He has also been Chairman of Jo’s Cervical Cancer Trust and Vice Chairman of SSAFA – the armed forces charity.