Highly respected and trusted leader, Alisdair is recognised as one of Scotland’s prominent professional advisers in Scotland’s digital and technology sector. Alisdair is currently leading the development and growth as Director of the Glasgow City Innovation District, Scotland’s first Innovation District and is a board adviser to several of Scotland’s leading, prominent Digital Product SME’s. Alisdair also founded Framewire, an advisory practice focused on mentoring the founders of Scotland’s leading digital technology businesses and is also recognised for his passion and dedication to developing the growth of Scotland’s Tech Ecosystem and its Tech Clusters.
Alisdair is the co-founder of the internationally acclaimed Turing Festival (now Turing Fest) and at the inaugural Scottish Tech Startup Awards was awarded the first Tech Ecosystem award which recognised his expertise and commitment to developing Scotland’s tech ecosystem and investment across the sector. Alisdair was a finalist in the Barclays Entrepreneur Awards and has been inducted into the BIMA 100 as one of the UK’s leading digital tech leaders. Alongside being a board member of BIMA in Scotland, Alisdair is a board member of digital tech companies Amiqus, Cut Media and VeryConnect. Alisdair is also a member of the ScotlandIS policy steering group, which provides strategic advice to the UK and Scottish Governments on developing Scotland’s tech sector and is a member of Johnston Carmichael’s Tech Advisory Board.