Biography

Alasdair MacEwen

Director

Alasdair began his career working in the UK Treasury’s EU Coordination and Strategy team where he reported directly to the then President of the EU Economic Policy Committee and Treasury chief micro-economist.

Since leaving government work, Alasdair has been advising clients on both UK and EU public affairs and communications on a range of issues. Clients included Microsoft, Aviva, London 2012 and Zurich Financial Services. Since 2017 Alasdair has run the UK Energy Efficiency Infrastructure Group.

Alasdair has worked in politics in Scotland, Spain, France, Brussels and London. A French-British national, Alasdair speaks native French and fluent Spanish and also advises on speech delivery.

Recent articles from Alasdair MacEwen
The French Carbon Tax and the Gilet Jaunes
E!Sharp

The French Carbon Tax and the Gilet Jaunes

France’s experience should give pause for thought. Could a rethink be needed on how fiscal policy is used to support…
‘Climate action was just too little and too slow for Hulot’: What was behind his shock resignation?
Business Green

‘Climate action was just too little and too slow for Hulot’: What was behind his shock resignation?

“We’re witnessing the gestation of a long-announced tragedy with indifference: the world is now like an oven, its natural resources…
The Treasury, sustainability, green finance and long-term decision making
Business Green

The Treasury, sustainability, green finance and long-term decision making

Environmental campaigners have been said to lament that their work would be a lot easier were it not for HM…