As one of our Directors, Alasdair oversees our business development activities, early stage investment strategy and relationships with investors. He sits on our Investment Committee and is also a Non-Exec Director or Observer on the board of several portfolio companies.
Prior to joining Northstar, Alasdair worked at The Cambridge Gateway Fund as Investment Director across its technology portfolio. He was responsible for a £35m early stage venture capital fund, focused on investments into web, mobile, gaming, enterprise software, data storage and renewables.
Alasdair's background is in credit risk management and he is a certified UK SIP Investment Manager. He also holds an Executive MBA from Ashridge Management College.
Alasdair played a key role in the launch of Accelerated Digital Ventures, a £150m UK-wide venture capital platform set up by a group of entrepreneurs. He is frequently invited to attend industry roundtables to discuss topics including cyber security, regional investment, and the future of the digital industries.