Alex has been working with American clients since 2001. He began his working life in luxury goods retailing at Harrods and then Czech & Speake. Following this he spent two years working in the property industry in the City of London before deciding to focus his career on financial services and joining the London office of a Washington DC private bank in 2001.
One theme has connected Alex’s career to date: providing outstanding client service. From being selected to represent Harrods at the Royal Windsor Show to being sent to New York to help launch Czech & Speake in the USA to providing dedicated banking services to US expats in London, Alex has been recognised as someone who cares about his clients.
Following his decision to move into financial services Alex spent four years studying a second degree and industry qualification, a BSc in Financial Services, and gained valuable experience working for two specialist private banks.
In 2008 Alex left the private banking world to help set up a new wealth management firm to provide specific, local advice to US expats in London. Alex left at the end of 2011 for a sabbatical and spent a wonderful year being a stay at home dad with his six year old twins. In 2013 Alex joined Tanager, bringing with him specialist skills in client service, marketing, compliance and business management. He is proud of being a part of a fast growing wealth management firm that provides advice to Americans and their families and very much enjoys working alongside a talented and experienced team of American advisors.
Alex is married to Chloe and is dad to their twins, Kitty and Freddie (and their dogs Smudge and Stanley). When not working and spending time with his family Alex loves watching cricket, rugby and soccer and cooking and socialising with friends. He is involved with his local community and is proud to be a mentor to undergraduates at the University of Birmingham.
In the summer of 2018 Alex walked The Bryson Line to raise money for five charities. This involved walking 569 miles in 30 days starting at Cape Wrath in Scotland and finishing on Bognor Regis pier. The team raised over £145,000 from the Anglo-American community to support the Royal Brompton Hospital, Papworth Hospital, Great Ormond Street Hospital for Sick Children, Bloodwise and the Campaign to Protect Rural England.