Non-Executive Director, Eclipse Shipping Fund
After a career in international banking in London and Singapore, where he held a number of senior positions with Citibank, Oceanic Finance Corporation, American Express and Henry Ansbacher, Alasdair established Abbot Group in 1990 to provide advisory services and invest in shipping and oil service businesses. The company listed on the London Stock exchange in 1995 and delisted in 2008 following acquisition by a private equity group. Abbot Group Ltd has grown into one of the leading international oil and gas drilling and engineering businesses, with annual turnover of ~$1.3bn, ~6,500 employees and operations in 21 different countries. In 2011 Alasdair relinquished his interest in Abbot Group and in 2012 became Chairman of Hardy Oil & Gas Plc. He is also a shareholder and director of Motor Fuels Group.