Alastair Da Costa

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Alastair's background

Alastair has over 20 years' experience developing teams in various sectors across the UK, Asia Pacific and the Middle East.  He joined Nicholson McBride as Director in 2016 following a career which has included roles as Partner, Managing Director (for Asia Pacific and Middle East), Global Board and Executive member at DLA  Piper, one of the largest international law firms, CEO of Prince's Trust International  which he helped set up, and Chairman of Capital City colleges on its creation through the merger in 2016 of two of London's largest further education colleges.  

Alastair has a law degree from the University of Leeds, an MSc in development management from the London School of Economics and he is a qualified lawyer. 

In addition

As well as chairing Capital City Colleges Group,  Alastair is also Chairman of Boyden UK, the international talent advisory firm, and a Governor member of The London School of Economics. 

Alastair's leadership interests include the development of international teams, the diversity of leadership groups and the particular challenges of leadership across not for profit and professional services sectors. 

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