About Alastair

Alastair is a leader in McKinsey’s Private Equity & Principal Investors and Capital Projects & Infrastructure Practices, working with a diverse range of clients on strategy, opportunity sourcing, diligence, performance transformations, and uncovering new opportunities.

An expert in infrastructure investing, Alastair works with investors, project owners, and the public sector in making the most of their investments. Much of his work focuses on the intersection of traditional infrastructure and technological disruption. He is one of the global leaders of McKinsey Capital Project Ventures, which partners with project owners and investors to link capital with innovative infrastructure projects.

Prior to joining McKinsey, Alastair worked overseas for principal investment organizations, including Acumen and the International Finance Corporation. He has experience working on infrastructure- and investment-related issues in Asia, Europe, the Middle East, and sub-Saharan Africa.

Published work

Private equity exits: Enabling the exit process to create significant value,” McKinsey & Company, July 2018

High stakes: How investors can manage risk in the new infrastructure environment,” McKinsey & Company, June 2018

Commercial drones are here: The future of unmanned aerial systems,” McKinsey & Company, December 2017

New horizons for infrastructure investing,” McKinsey & Company, August 2015

Making the most of a wealth of infrastructure finance,” McKinsey & Company, June 2015

Past Experience

International Finance Corporation
Consultant

Education

Harvard Law School
JD, commercial law

University of Cambridge
MPhil, economics

University of Pennsylvania
BS, economics
BA, international studies