Alastair comes from Newtonards, County Down. He joined FMM in 1998 and was appointed Pipe Sergeant in 2005. Alastair is a multiple solo prize winner, having won the Gold Medal for Piobaireachd at both Oban and Inverness. Alastair’s wife Margaret is also a top piper, and together they live in Glasgow with their young sons Callum and Rory. Alastair is Managing Director for R. G. Hardie & Co Ltd.