Alastair Mactaggart "is President of Emerald Fund Inc., a San Francisco residential real estate developer. Since 1998 Emerald has developed in excess of US$1 billion of real estate, including over 1,300 units of new housing, and 1,700 units of condominium conversions.
"Alastair is the Chair of the Physicians' Foundation of the California Pacific Medical Center and serves on the boards of the California Pacific Medical Foundation, the Ploughshares Fund, and the Swig Corporation. He serves as co-chair of his undergraduate class fundraising effort.
"Alastair received a BA from Harvard College and an MBA from Harvard Business School. He lives in San Francisco, CA with his wife Celine.“ 
- Director, Room to Read
- ”Biography”, Accessed January 2007.