Alasdair Anderson has spent over 20 years working with data technology. Alasdair has spent much of his career in Financial Services with the likes of HSBC, Nordea, ABN AMRO, JP Morgan, RBS & BNP Paribas. Alasdair now runs the EMEA region for Protegrity, a Data Security company.
Alasdair is a recognised industry expert who speaks globally on the issues surrounding the complexity of managing data. He has gained global recognition building out the Data Engineering function at Tier 1 global banks from 2010 onwards. These efforts saw Alasdair and his team recognised with multiple industry awards. Alasdair is an acknowledged authority in the field of Anti-Financial Crime and how data technology can safeguard the financial system against bad actors.
Originally from Glasgow, Scotland, Alasdair now resides in Amsterdam. In recognition of his achievements within industry, Alasdair was appointed to the Global Scot Network by Rt Hon Nicola Sturgeon MSP, First Minister of Scotland in 2017. The Global Scot Network is run by the Scottish Government to represent Scottish industrial interests across the globe. In this role, Alasdair has coached and mentored multiple organisations looking to expand their markets outside the UK.