Over the last decade Alaister has lived in the United States, the United Kingdom and New Zealand working for the likes of INgrooves Music Publishing, Universal Music International and 23 Capital as well as a roster of highly influential freelance clients.
Alaister is an experienced valuation expert and industry observer. He has been featured on leading broadcast outlets and publications including Bloomberg, BBC and Fast Company.
His extensive career and academic background in law, finance and management, which comprises a Masters in Music Business from NYU Steinhardt, business affairs experience at UMI and music publishing experience at Reservoir Media Management INgrooves music publishing. .
At 23 Capital Alaister worked on business affairs, cash flow forecasting and music catalogue valuations in the context of debt offerings. He provided valuations on catalogues ranging from multi-million dollar individual artist / songwriter catalogues to much larger high profile institution deals of up to $US300m.
Since August 2020, Alaister launched consulting company Moghan Music. Moghan Music provides valuation analysis on both sides of the market.
In particular, Moghan Music works with leading industry managers and lawyers who are assessing a possible client catalogue sale as well as advising large music funds with their pipeline assessment and valuation methodology.