Alex holds a Master’s degree in Economics from the University of St Andrews, after obtaining a first-class Bachelor’s economics degree. Prior to Steer ED, Alex gained industrial experience in Jaguar Land Rover’s Purchasing Department for 15 months.
After successfully completing our 18-month graduate training programme in 2021, Alex has progressed into a consultancy role providing analytical and project management support across a diverse range of projects spanning, strategy development, case making and evaluation.
He specialises in quantitative analysis including local area socio-economic baseline assessments, and project/programme level economic impact modelling in line with HMT Green Book requirements. He also undertakes qualitative research, including policy analysis and stakeholder consultation.
Working at local, national and international levels, recent projects include: Town’s Fund Business Case for Leyland; Enterprise Zone and Local Growth Fund evaluation in the North East; Evaluation of the Cultural Development Fund on behalf of DCMS; a review of the international Quality Infrastructure programme on behalf of the World Bank.