Alex is a digital pioneer, having spent his early career building the UK’s first cable communications network with Virgin Media and its first online investment portal as CEO of interactive investor. In recent years he has founded CrowdRating, a screening service for equity crowdfunding investors, and is Chairman designate of Fairer Finance, the independent provider of product and customer experience ratings on consumer finance and insurance products. He is also Chairman of Artfinder, the UK’s leading on-line marketplace for affordable art.
Alex was educated at St Andrews University and UC Berkeley, and has an MBA from Harvard Business School. Alex is married with two teenage children and lives in Somerset.