Alastair was for 20 years a Project Director for AMEC Foster Wheeler focused on CCS and Hydrogen. Educated in Australia he started his career with Halcrow on port design work, then with BHP on coal development construction. An MBA was followed by offshore underwater contracting, and a period as Director of Works for St Helena. He moved to AMEC in 1996 to project manage large integrated services work for Shell and BP, and leading on MoD work.
Since 2002 significant time has been on CCS, in part on infrastructure for ZEP and the UK’s CRTF reports. He was a member of the ZEP transport cost task force, he is a Board member of the CCSA with a particular interest in knowledge sharing. He has also instigated work and done policy development on low carbon work hydrogen, in part as vice chair of the UKHFCA.
Project and study work includes energy from waste and carbon capture and storage studies, besides renewable energy work as a project managing a wind development, and as owner’s engineer for ACT waste to energy developments. He is a patent holder and has instigated collaborative work and policy development and advocacy on low carbon hydrogen and CCS.