Alistair leads our Corporate Officers Practice in Australia and New Zealand. He focuses on Chief Financial Officer and General Legal Counsel successions, assessments and search assignments across all sectors for both public and private companies. He also specializes in Board successions, specifically in Chair of the Audit Committee appointments. More broadly, Alistair works with leading international organizations to help build leadership talent in corporate officer functions.
Prior to joining Russell Reynolds Associates, Alistair spent six years with Fairfax Media Limited, one of Australia's largest media groups, most recently as the CFO for a division comprising many of the company's digital businesses. In this role, he provided commercial and financial support to the CEO. A particular focus was on M&A, post merger integration, and business unit strategic planning. Prior to his time with Fairfax Media Limited, Alistair was with Tabcorp Holdings Limited, Australia's largest gambling and entertainment group, working in Corporate Strategy & Development. Here, his responsibilities included strategic development and planning, due diligence, public market M&A, divestments, and other corporate development activities. Previously, he spent several years with Ernst & Young, working within the Minerals, Energy, and Utilities Practice.
Alistair received his B.Com. from the University of Melbourne and his M.B.A. from University of Melbourne - Melbourne Business School. He also qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 2001.
Business and Professional Services, Healthcare, Digital Leadership, Financial Officers, Legal, Regulatory and Compliance Officers, Executive Search, Digital