Alistair Milnes
Chief Operating Officer


Alistair Milnes is chief operating officer at Bicycle Therapeutics.

Alistair joined Bicycle Therapeutics from Rio Tinto, the global commodities giant, where he acted as a strategic adviser, spanning transformation, people and communications for its commercial business based in Singapore and with operations across five continents.

Prior to Rio, he led communications and human resources at GM&T, a multinational energy trading company with an award-winning retail business. Reporting to the CEO, and as part of the leadership team, he was instrumental in the development and growth of the organization in new territories and markets, quadrupling the headcount, and growing revenues from double digit millions to £80 billion. Before GM&T, Alistair led business and brand development at Hodes, an Omnicom company, advising clients on brand and growth strategies.

Alistair was a consultant to Bicycle before joining full-time in January 2021 to lead communications and human resources. Alistair was appointed COO in January 2022.

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