Alastair Salvesen is the Chairman of Dovecot Studios. He was awarded the CBE for services to the arts and charity in Scotland. Salvesen is a Chartered Accountant and a Director of Archangels. He is Chairman of Dawnfresh Seafoods Ltd, and a Director of several other companies. He is Deputy Chairman of the Fettes Trust and a past president of the Royal Highland and Agricultural Society and the British Frozen Foods Federation. He is also a Farmer and Forester and enjoys the countryside and developing young businesses in Scotland.