Alex has many years’ experience as a portfolio director, general manager for enterprise and innovation and managing director in the commercial conferences sector, working for organisations including Euromoney Institutional Investor, Clarion Events and IQPC.
He has extensive experience of working with public and private sector organisations internationally, forging relationships and partnerships up to the ministerial level. Alex has managed a number of large international teams and multimillion-pound portfolios of media products in sectors including finance, oil and gas, mining, construction and pharmaceuticals, building JV partnerships in countries including Japan, China, Denmark, India and Indonesia.
Most recently, Alex was a Managing Director of the UK arm of an innovative Swiss confectionery company, responsible for its successful launch into the UK market. Alex has an MA in International Relations and European Studies with Merit from Central European University. He is fluent in English and Russian and has a basic command of Japanese.
In his spare time, Alex enjoys travelling, goes to the gym and regularly plays badminton.