Alex has worked in the community and voluntary sector for 16 years. After 5 years of leading community training and digital inclusion projects with NEET young people and intergenerational work at Holloway Neighbourhood Group in North London, and a period as a Local Authority commissioner, he went on to be Director of Learning for Vital Regeneration, a major community regeneration charity in Westminster. Here, he led an ESF consortium, a scale-up of a creative arts and literacy programme with the Private Equity Foundation, and a range of collaborative community projects with companies including Microsoft and BNP Paribas. He later became Chief Executive of RollingSound, an education outreach charity working across London and the South East. Most recently, he led a start-up social enterprise working with homelessness and community housing charity St Mungo’s Broadway and poverty alleviation charity Tech4All.