Alistair is a Member of the Legislative Assembly for the Australian Capital Territory and represents the electorate of Ginninderra. Alistair is the Deputy Leader of the Opposition and holds the following shadow portfolios: Planning and Infrastructure; Transport; Urban Services; and Heritage. He was first elected to the Assembly in 2008 and re-elected in 2012. Prior to his election, Alistair worked as an Adviser at the National Headquarters of the Returned and Services League of Australia. Alistair has a Bachelor of Commerce from the Australian National University. He is married and has one child.