Alastair Walmsley joined London Stock Exchange Group in June 2012 as Head of Primary Capital Markets with responsibility for all companies listing on the Group's exchanges. Prior to joining the LSE Group, Alastair was a founder member of the Corporate Broking team at Morgan Stanley, where he spent seven years advising listed UK and international companies on all aspects of their interaction with the equity markets.
His clients spanned a wide spectrum of industry sectors, geographies and market capitalisations and he advised on both day-to-day issues, equity capital raisings and a variety of M&A transactions. Alastair began his career at Merrill Lynch, where he worked in the equity capital markets department between 1999 and 2004.
Alastair has a degree in Modern and Medieval Languages from Cambridge University and is a member of the Overseas Promotion Committee at TheCityUK.