Alistair Macdonald has 20+ years experience in the biopharmaceutical industry. Prior to Syneos Health™, Alistair served as CEO of INC Research since 2016, leading global operations, driving the company’s global expansion, overall project delivery and implementation of new technologies, processes and solutions. Alistair joined INC Research in 2002 and served in multiple roles including INC’s Head of Global Business Development and Marketing, Head of Alliances Development and Delivery teams, head of Global Oncology, and President of Clinical Development Services. He has held management positions in the pharmaceutical industry across manufacturing, consultancy, business and corporate development, data management, and clinical operations. He has a Master of Science in Environmental Diagnostics, Cranfield University, a Bachelor of Science (Honors) in Applied Geology, Plymouth Polytechnic and a Diploma Qualification, UK Institute of Directors.