Alistair is joint principal trumpet of the Philharmonia Orchestra, principal trumpet of the London Sinfonietta and a professor at the Royal College of Music, London.
He has performed on several hundred film and television sound tracks. Recent films have included Beauty and the Beast, Hunger Games, Fantastic Beats, Kong Skull Island, Boss Baby and Red Sparrow.
As well his playing commitments Alistair has served as both Chairman and interim Managing Director of the Philharmonia Orchestra and sits on Council of Management of the London Sinfonietta.
In 2017 he was made an honorary Fellow of the Royal College of Music.