Alastair is a partner with Buddle Findlay in Wellington and has practised corporate and public law for over 25 years, advising a variety of public and private sector clients on corporate governance and directors' duties. He has specific expertise in the health and primary sectors and is an expert on cooperative and mutual company structures. Alastair is currently Deputy Chair of Medical Assurance Society Ltd and a member of MBIE’s Risk and Assurance Committee. He is also a member of the Advisory Board of Cancer Trials New Zealand. He has served on the board of Buddle Findlay, chaired the Latin America New Zealand Business Council, and spent nine years as a diplomat at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade.