Alex is an experienced leader with a track record in driving successful implementation of innovative models that address complex problems. He has held senior executive roles in government and private sectors and worked in Australia, USA, Europe and Asia.

His experience includes leading technology-focused businesses successful entry into international markets, establishing major public-private collaborations, leading growth of knowledge-based industries and driving initiatives that improved regional innovation ecosystem performance.

Alex played a lead role in the formation of the Queensland Hydrogen Industry Group (H2Q), working with 40 industry, government and research partners to identify key challenges, develop strategy and secure operational funding.

He also led a successful national innovation intermediary network which established hundreds of industry and research sector partnerships to solve industry innovation challenges.

Alex is an advisor to a range of private and not for profit organisations focused on hydrogen industry development, regional economic growth, development of knowledge industry precincts and scaling startup businesses.