Alex is a 40 year veteran of the financial markets having traded at the sharp end of the wholesale market in interest rates and foreign exchange and most recently in the retail space in equities. He spent 12 years in London between early 1987 and late 1998 and variously worked for extended periods in New York, Hong Kong, Singapore and Tokyo.
He qualified from RMIT in business and Melbourne University in international finance law and in later years completed a graduate diploma of financial planning.
In 2002 he met his current business partner and started the Melbourne business which is known as Joseph Palmer & Sons operating as investment managers, stockbrokers and aged care advisers.
Alex has a keen interest in history and economics.