Alistair Masser is a former Tory special adviser until 2016. He was appointed director of communications at the Legatum Institute think tank in summer 2017 after a brief stint as an associate at lobbyists Newgate Communications.
Special adviser roles
He is also an alumnus of the US State Department’s International Visitor Leadership Programme (IVLP) and was awarded an MA (Distinction) in War Studies from King's College London in 2007. He is also an Associate of the King’s Centre for Strategic Communications (KCSC) and has taught at the Ministry of Defence’s Joint Services Command Staff College (JSCSC) at Shrivenham.