Alasdair joined the STC (now ASN) in 1985 having left Newcastle University with a degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering. Whilst at STC he worked on UK-Belgium 5, the first international optical submarine cable and subsequently numerous other submarine systems, mainly in the marine department. On leaving ASN he worked in C&W(Marine) then IT International Telecom, Flute Ltd, Hibernia Networks. Following a short tenure as Subsea Programme Director for Digicel Group in Jamiaca, Alasdair is now based in St. Lucia as the CTO of Deep Blue Cable Ltd. Alasdair has authored several papers and is a Member of both the IET and the IEEE.
Alasdair represents Deep Blue Cable on the International Cable Protection Committee (ICPC) as well as being the Chairman of the Atlantic Cable Maintenance Agreement; the preeminent marine cable maintenance solution in the Atlantic ocean.