Alex has held several executive board level HR roles in the NHS, Scottish Government and Higher Education and is also an experienced non-executive director. Prior to starting his business Leading Kind in 2020, Alex was Director of People at Glasgow Caledonian University for 8 years and led an award-winning People Services team.
Alex is a Chartered Fellow of the CIPD and Member of the Institute of Directors and holds a Certificate in Company Direction. He is currently a Board member and Remuneration Committee Chair at Edinburgh College.
During the pandemic Alex co-founded a global kindness movement #BeTheRipple with the aim of spreading kindness at work and is co-author of the Little Book of Kindness.
Outside of work, you’ll find him strumming the guitar with his daughter and supporting Dad’s Rock, a local charity improving outcomes for children by inspiring dads and families.