Alex is an innovative ethics leader with multi-sectoral experience, who enables organisations to thrive with integrity. She prioritises developing strong relationships built on trust and respect, whilst collaborating at the Executive level to shape and implement business initiatives. Known for her breadth of applied ethics experience, Alex is breaking new ground by using power analysis to enable holistic and coherent organisational integrity.
As former Head of Ethics and Compliance for Oxfam GB, Alex spearheaded the strategy to bring its approach to addressing misconduct under one coherent framework. Prior to that, she set up the first corporate responsibility programme in the International Non-Governmental Organisation (INGO) sector so that Oxfam GB could better ‘walk the talk’ in its campaigning on business, human rights, and the environment.
Alex has extensive experience developing strategies, policies, and frameworks, which integrate ethics whilst navigating the complexities of operational realities. With a solid understanding of the need for an integrated approach, she addresses a broad range of ethical issues across operations, supply chains and partnerships. Alex also draws on a global perspective, having worked in Africa, Asia, the Middle East, Europe, and North America.
Alex thrives in new environments and brings a pragmatism and energy in her work to support organisations through times of change.
Alex is Board Trustee of the Sophie Hayes Foundation which supports women survivors of human trafficking to acheive independence through employability.
Alex is an associate consultant for Ryelle Strategy Group, Canada. Ryelle Strategy Group is a boutique consulting firm whose mission is to enable organizations to connect, collaborate and co-create to drive outcomes. They have deep rooted knowledge across multiple sectors that is leveraged to drive lasting change, enabling operational success for the organizations they work with.