Alastair leads on analytics and machine learning activity at Mishcon de Reya and maintains an active teaching role in Predictive Analytics at the UCL School of Management. He is a member of the Accord working group on Construction and Real Estate and sits on the CBC's Central Steering Committee and is a faculty member of UCL Center for Blockchain Technologies.
Alastair is a UCL computer scientist PhD with more than 10 years' experience in AI/ML, UX, marketplaces, mobile & tech innovation. Alastair helped found UCL spin-out Satalia.com (Data Science) and venture backed Wearepopup.com (Real estate) and also teaches entrepreneurship and technology strategy at the Judge Business School, Cambridge and Peking University, Beijing.
Prior to joining Mishcon de Reya, Alastair had several roles supporting innovation in the Faculty of Engineering Sciences and UCL and helped set up the IDEALondon innovation center at the heart of TechCity with Cisco and EDF Energy. Alastair has an interest in creating value from science and developing relationships between commercial partners and academia.