Alex studied at UCL and is a Chartered Surveyor by training. He has worked in the commercial property sector for over 20 years.
He is the founder of The Max Barney Estate focusing on Central London real estate. Containerville is one of the brands operated by the company providing 200 small businesses with office space in shipping containers.
Alex set up The Max Barney Foundation in 2014. It is almost entirely focused on the issue of employment and predominantly trains nurses in Israel via a joint venture with the Ministry of Health there.