Alastair Dryburgh is a contrarian consultant, specialising in problems that cannot be solved by normal means. He has a monthly column in Management Today titled Everything You Know about Business is Wrong and has written a book of the same title.
After studying maths at Cambridge, he joined Ernst & Young as a trainee accountant and spent two years in Italy before joining Pearson as an internal consultant. He became commercial director of subsidiary Churchill Communications Europe and left after the company was sold to start his own business.
Alastair specialises in helping businesses find opportunities for discontinuous improvement. He is the author of the book Everything You Know About Business Is Wrong: How to Unstick Your Thinking and Upgrade Your Rules of Thumb.
Alastair handles workshops, the topics include the following: Everything You Know About Business is Wrong, Be Distinct or Be Extinct, and Become a Master of Discontinuous Improvement. Lengths can range from a 30 minute speech to a half day workshop.