Managing Director

The driving force behind the renaissance of Onoto and seconded to Conway Stewart during 2014 to try and rescue the ailing company. Although Alastair’s focus is primarily on sales, he has a keen design eye too, and was responsible for the creation of the vast majority of Onoto’s new issues from 2007 – 2014.

Production Director

Peter has long been involved in the manufacturing of Fine Writing Instruments and was influential in the design and manufacture of the Parker Duofold range of modern classics. He brings many years of experience from working for such prestigious brands as Parker, Onoto and Montegrappa.

Marketing Director

David has worked in the luxury gifts marketplace for many years and for Onoto since it was resurrected in 2004. Although he qualified as a Chartered Accountant and worked in Africa and in Europe for PWc, for the past 15 years he has been involved in direct response marketing, specialising in copywriting.


Francis is a practising lawyer and lifelong pen collector. He also runs Inkwell, specialising in rare and out of production limited edition pens. He is based in London and attends many of the international pen shows.