Civil Account Director, Thales
Alasdair joined Thales in 2012 as part of the Business Graduate Programme. During his 9 years with Thales, Alasdair has worked in a varied range of roles across the business including in Project Management for the A400M aircraft Simulators and Sales & Business Development for XPI Simulation and procurement transformation. This has given him broad experience in and across Thales UK’s defence and civil businesses.
For four years until 2021 Alasdair was part of the Communications team, becoming Head of Government Relations and Policy for Thales UK.
Currently the UK’s Civil Account Director, Alasdair is responsible for growing non-defence business in the UK including space, digital ID and the future of aviation. He holds a BSc Econ in International Politics and Strategic Studies from the University of Aberystwyth and is passionate about all things aerospace and technology.