Alastair is Head of Extractive Industries at the Satellite Applications Catapult, an innovation and technology organisation transforming the way the world uses satellite technology and data. He has over 22 years of experience leading global business and technology transformation programmes built on a career started at Accenture. Alastair also co-founded a successful start-up business in Brazil and is a fluent Portuguese speaker. Subsequently, Alastair was head of project management at Cloudreach, a Cloud services startup, now present in fourteen locations globally. Alastair holds a BSc in Information Technology, Business Management and Language from the University of York.