Alex is the head of public sector policy in the professional insights team at the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA). He leads on developing thought leadership for the public sector and represents ACCA at a range of events and senior forums. Alex has previous experience in the UK and Canadian Civil Service, including working as a senior economist – specializing in tax policy – at the Ontario Ministry of Finance in Canada. He has frequently given evidence to committees and ministerial roundtables and was a member of the Home Office Employers' Representative Group on EU Exit. His published research includes work on talent management in the public sector, immigration and skills, social mobility and government policy, as well as economic analysis on the cumulative cost of government policy on small firms. Alex is a Fellow of the Royal Society for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce (RSA). He studied at Oxford, Cambridge and Queen's universities.