Alistair Speirs


Country: Scotland

Insurance broker turned publisher turned PR turned advertising agent, Alistair Speirs is a Scot who has lived for 40 years in the East. A former rugby player now seen on the golf course, his passions are food, wine and culture, and his current obsession is sustainability. He was awarded the OBE in 2014 by HM Queen Elizabeth II.

Dari agen asuransi, penerbit, public relations, hingga menjadi agen periklanan, semuanya telah dilakoni oleh Alistair Speirs, warga Skotlandia yang menghabiskan 40 tahun hidupnya di daratan ‘Timur’. Mantan pemain rugbi ini kini lebih sering terlihat bermain golf, ia memiliki ketertarikan akan makanan, wine, dan budaya; dan obsesinya saat ini adalah produk berkelanjutan. Ia pernah mendapatkan penghargaan OBE pada tahun 2004 daru Ratu Elizabeth II.

Appearing in

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