Alasdair Trotter

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Alasdair Trotter

Alasdair is a growth strategy expert who has a history of working with senior-level teams across Fortune 500 companies. He focuses on helping financial services and technology organizations build capabilities to drive long-term, profitable success.

About Alasdair

Transformation is an ongoing process for all organizations. But the balance between the need for continual or incremental changes to strengthen the business model and the need to invest in more disruptive changes ebbs and flows.

Alasdair is a leader at Innosight, Huron’s strategy and innovation business. He collaborates with management teams to drive transformation, develop growth strategies and build the internal capabilities required to strengthen long-term growth.

Alasdair guides organizations on projects that range from enterprise strategy development and business model innovation to strategic planning and innovation portfolio management.

After joining Innosight in 2006, Alasdair moved to Singapore to help launch Innosight Ventures, where he focused on the investment and incubation of a portfolio of startups. While at Innosight Ventures, Alasdair founded Guaranteach, a startup focused on creating disruptive instructional solutions for the education market, using funding raised from Innosight Ventures, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, and NewSchools Venture Fund. Guaranteach was acquired by Sophia Learning in 2011.

Prior to joining Innosight, Alasdair lived and worked in a variety of places, including the United Kingdom, Singapore, Zimbabwe and the United States. In the U.S., Alasdair was a business manager with Capital One, where he managed marketing strategy and led innovation efforts for the Affinity Markets portfolio, including Capital One’s MilesOne credit card.

Alasdair has a master’s degree in physics from the University of Oxford and a Master of Business Administration with distinction from the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College, where he was elected an Edward Tuck Scholar.

Areas of Expertise

  • Enterprise Strategy
  • Innovation and Commercialization


  • Financial Services
  • Technology Media and Telecommunications

Education & Certifications

  • MPHYS, University of Oxford
  • MBA, Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College


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