Alexandria is a connector and strategizer, inspired by solving the complex challenges of city building. She has spent most of her career leading economic development in local government – building capacity for enterprises to grow and expand.
Her work has spanned the Asia Pacific Region where Alex has worked with various levels of government and industry. Alexandria has a background as a small business owner, writer, editor, publisher and public relations professional – from covering the Olympic Games in London, looking at low carbon development in Guyana, to working on green energy advancement in India.
She studied Political Science at the University of British Columbia and is currently working towards her ECD. Designation (Certified Economic Developer, Economic Developers Association of Canada). She is also an MBA Candidate at Simon Fraser University. Alexandria was a 2015 fellow in SFU Beedie School’s Social Innovation Lab (RADIUS) and is a Weston Loran Scholar. She also runs a boutique public engagement consultancy, IM Global Strategies.