Alex is a former President of the Oxford Union and, as a debater, was the World Masters Champion, a Grand-Finalist at the World Universities’ Debating Championship and a Grand-Finalist at the World Schools’ Debating Championship.
Alex is an Alumnus of the ESU’s Capitol Hill Exchange and the US Debating Tour, and was an active Mentor whilst at University. He has coached Team Scotland to victory at the World Schools’ Debating Championships and has taught Speech & Debate in over 20 countries. Alex was one of the founders of QatarDebate, the first national debating organisation in the Arab World; and ‘Vocalise’, the first national prison debate organisation in the UK. Alex was called to the Bar at Gray’s Inn and is currently a barrister specialising in employment and trade union law.