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Alastair is highly experienced in business development and joined the firm as an associate director to help the leadership team expand the firm into new regions and sectors.

Alastair is currently chairman of national media company UMi (formerly BE Group), after spending ten years as its chief executive. Before establishing UMi, he worked in managerial roles for regional media companies, including for the Trinity Mirror and Daily Mail groups. He also serves as chairman and pro-chancellor of Teesside University.


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