Alastair Strachan is Junior External Relations Officer at the RIPE NCC. In this role, he works to strengthen the RIPE NCC's engagement with the RIPE NCC membership, the RIPE community, government, law enforcement and other Internet stakeholders. Alastair coordinates the RIPE NCC Community Projects Fund which gives funding to non-commercial projects that benefit the RIPE community.
Prior to his current role, Alastair's career specialised in customer care. Before joining the External Relations team, he worked in the RIPE NCC's Customer Service Department. He studied Design Technology and Computer Aided Design at Paston College and moved from the United Kingdom to The Netherlands in 2010.