Alastair Stewart

Senior Communications Advisor

Alastair Stewart is a freelance writer and public affairs consultant.

In 2019, Alastair joined Orbit Communications as an account manager devising public affairs strategies and key messaging opportunities for clients in the recycling, property and aquaculture sectors. He is a member of the CIPR and the PRCA.

A columnist for The Scotsman, Alastair has a keen interest in Scottish politics, pop culture and the life of Sir Winston Churchill.

He is committed to assisting young people with employability and leadership skills, volunteering as a mentor with The Prince’s Trust and hosting regular writing workshops for aspiring writers.

He is a senior communications adviser for the United Macedonian Diaspora, an NGO promoting the interests and needs of Macedonian communities worldwide.

Alastair was previously a communications consultant for the Federation of Royal Colleges of Physicians and volunteered as a senior press officer and devolution adviser for Bremain in Spain, a grass-roots movement campaigning to keep Britain in the EU.

Alastair was formerly a press officer and parliamentary aide at the Scottish Parliament before working as a communications manager at an international school and freelance writer in Spain. He remains an enthusiastic speechwriter for clients in the public and private sectors.

Graduating from the University of Edinburgh with a degree in International Relations, Alastair has a particular interest in British political history and the Second World War.