Alex re-joined Notting Hill group board in September 2017 and became a member of the Notting Hill Genesis board when it was formed in April 2018, he also serves as senior independent director. He previously served as vice-chair of the Notting Hill Housing Trust and chair of the board of Notting Hill Home Ownership between 2008 and 2014.
Alex has over 28 years of experience in corporate finance and capital markets, as an investment banker and as the chief executive of a private company. Today, Alex is director of S-Ventures PLC, an investment vehicle in the consumer products sector and a Partner at Smith Square Partners, an independent partner-owned corporate finance firm in London which he joined in 2017. Prior to joining Smith Square, Alex was chief executive of Passtech, a private business serving oil & gas equipment manufacturers throughout the Middle East, leading its turnaround and sale to Overmach SpA between 2014 and 2017. Prior to joining Passtech, Alex enjoyed 22 years as an investment banker at large integrated firms advising corporations and governments: Credit Suisse (managing director) and Morgan Stanley (executive director).
Alex is a graduate of the University of Bristol, B.Sc. with joint honours in politics and economics (1992).
Alex receives an allowance of £25,000 per annum.