Director, Global Programmes
Alastair leads our Global Programmes, which examine a range of issues from post-conflict reconciliation to international development. Prior to joining us, he spent almost a decade in politics serving latterly as a Special Adviser in two posts under David Cameron. He holds a PhD in War Studies from King’s College London, examining UK-Nigerian development and security cooperation during the coalition government. Alastair is an alumnus of the US State Department’s International Visitor Leadership Programme (IVLP) and has taught at the Ministry of Defence’s Joint Services Command Staff College (JSCSC) at Shrivenham.