Alastair Colin-Jones

Program Manager, Research and Education

Alastair joined Catalyst in 2016. He grew up in South East Asia and is half British and half Singaporean. Currently, Alastair is based in Oxford and is responsible for supporting the day-to-day management of the joint research programme between Mars Catalyst and Saïd Business School, University of Oxford.

Alastair’s experience is in the ‘translation’ and effective communication of academic research into actionable insights for practitioner audiences across sectors. Currently, this involves the implementation of The Economics of Mutuality in supply-side and demand-side business pilots as well as the development of teaching materials for students and current business leaders.

Previously, Alastair was the Knowledge Manager at the Skoll Centre for Social Entrepreneurship at Saïd Business School and prior to that helped to start a social enterprise in Oxford. Alastair has a first class undergraduate and a graduate degree from the University of Oxford.