Alex was initially appointed in 2012 to set-up and run the NUM pilot based on a consultation that had preceded his appointment.
Under his leadership, in just five years, NUM has developed into a high-profile multi-award winning organisation that benefits around 15,000 sex workers in the UK.
He is a published and award-winning writer having contributed to national publications including the Independent, the Guardian, the Huffington Post, Total Politics and the House Magazine.
He is also a member of the National Police Working Group on Prostitution, a consultant trainer on the accredited Lime Culture Advanced Independent Sexual Violence Advisor (ISVA) training and was a guest expert judge at the Third Sector Awards. He regularly speaks at national and international conferences and is frequently quoted in the media as an expert in his field. He was a runner-up as Rising Star CEO in the Charity Times Awards in 2016 and featured on the most recent prestigious Independent Rainbow List of the 100 most influential LGBT+ people in the UK.