Alistair will be joining Councillor Rabi Martins to discuss the importance of pursuing dreams, the value of time, and self-reflection.
After graduating in International Business Studies, Alistair went to work full time in his family’s decorators merchants business, before selling it to ICI Paints (Dulux) in 2000. He held a number of commercial roles across ICI/AkzoNobel before leading the business as UK&I Managing Director in 2018. He’s recently left the corporate world and returned to his entrepreneurial roots to start an online marketplace business. He’s an ambassador for The Outward Bound Trust and has led activities that have raised over £1m to support young people gain greater confidence through outdoor learning. He’s married with two daughters aged 13 and 11.