Alistair is a Scottish researcher who obtained his BSc. (Hons) in Zoology from the University of Glasgow and his MSc. in Wildlife Biology from Edinburgh Napier University. He is currently undergoing a Ph.D. at the University of South Africa.
His study aims to investigate the population dynamics and predator-prey relationships between the Black-backed Jackal and Caracal on a small-stock farming area in the Eastern Cape.
Alistair has conducted research on various terrestrial and marine species in several countries with a focus on population dynamics, biosystematics, and behaviour.