director of events, World Sailing
Alastair is the director of events at World Sailing, the governing body for sailing. He was the technical delegate/event director for the London 2012 and Rio 2016 Olympic Games and will have the same position at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. Alastair has also delivered the Perth 2011, the Santander 2014 and Aarhus 2018 Sailing World Championships. Alastair oversees a wide range of World Sailing activities and works closely with a wide range of World Sailing and International Olympic Committee stakeholders around the world. He has worked for World Sailing since 2007 and before that organised sailing events in the UK and was a professional sailor. Alastair studied Environmental Earth Sciences as Royal Holloway, University of London and went to school at Bradfield College, Berkshire.