Independent Non-Executive Director
Appointed: 11 July 2019
Committee membership: Audit (Chairman), Remuneration, Nomination
Alastair is Chairman of the Audit Committee and a member of the Remuneration and Nomination Committees. He is also a Non-Executive Director of NewRiver REIT plc, a FTSE 250 property investment company specialising in retail assets where he is the Senior Independent Director and Chairman of the Audit Committee. Alastair was Chief Financial Officer at New Look from 2000 until 2014 and was one of the MBO team who helped take the company private in 2004 and led a number of subsequent refinancings. Previously he was the Group Finance Director at RAC having joined from Price Waterhouse where he was a management consultant. Prior to that he was Finance Director of a company within the BTR plc Group. Alastair qualified as a Chartered Accountant with Deloitte Haskins and Sells and holds a BSc in Economics.