Alex leads a number of projects supporting innovation and enterprise for social impact. This includes working with Griffith University in Brisbane, to establish their Yunus Centre for Social Business, the New Zealand SPCA on commercial partnerships and enterprise activity, and advisory services to the New Zealand Government.
Alex currently serves on the Boards of: B Lab Australia and New Zealand, The NZ Advisory Board for Impact Investment, and Pomegranate Kitchen - a social enterprise focused on supporting former refugees.
Previously, Alex was CEO at the Ākina Foundation, New Zealand's primary development organisation for social enterprise. Before that, based in the UK, he was Director of Programmes at LEAD - a global network focussed on leadership and sustainable development, and also Head of Partnerships at the Climate and Development Knowledge Network (CDKN).
He holds a Masters in Development with distinction from Victoria University of Wellington, where he also teaches on social enterprise.
Alex is based in Wellington, and available for contracts nationally, and internationally.