Alex is an executive producer specialising in science, health, current affairs, business and international development. He’s filmed in more than twenty countries in the developed and developing world, including challenging shoots in India, Congo, Iraq, Australia, Indonesia and South Sudan. He has created several series with a global reach including: Survival, which documented the world’s most important health challenges; Alvin’s Guide to Good Business, in which financial guru Alvin Hall travelled the globe advising social entrepreneurs; and The Health Show, a 26-part weekly magazine programme covering medical issues and technology. Alex cut his teeth on landmark science shows such as Horizon and Tomorrow’s World, before becoming a regular producer/director on Animal Hospital, Zoo Watch and Trust Me I’m a Doctor. Alex also has a strong current affairs background, having started in television as a BBC News Trainee. He was later appointed Newsnight’s planning editor during the Iraq War.