Alex holds a PhD from the University of Sydney Business School. During his tenure Alex received an Australian Postgraduate Award Industry (APAI) scholarship for his investigation into antecedents of irresponsible consumption behaviour and consumers' self-regulation strategies. This study forms part of a research program examining irresponsible gambling behaviour for which Russell Corporate Advisory and the University of Sydney jointly gained an Australian Research Council Linkage Grant. Alex also holds a Bachelor of Psychology (Honors I) degree from the University of Sydney.
Alex has extensive experience in coordinating social/local impact assessments, quantitative and qualitative social research, gaming/trading data analysis, and marketing psychology studies.