Founding Director of Invetech, a 40 year old, large scale design/engineering consultancy firm with a focus on consumer goods and biomed. Clients include Coca Cola, GSK, Reckitt Benckiser, P&G, Abbott, Unilever, and Bayer. Past President Australasian Industrial Research Group, Advisory Board Australian Synchrotron, Fellow of Academy of Technological Sciences & Engineering, and of Institute of Engineers. Now with Capstone, a firm specialising in technology commercialisation.
As founding director of Invetech, Alexander has been working in the field of process and product development and related R&D, for clients ranging from high tech start-ups to “smoke-stack” industry global companies, for nearly 40 years.
This has provided an exceptional base of practical experience on what it takes to progress new technologies to commercial success. He was part of the management team that led Invetech firstly to public listing (as Vision Systems Ltd) and then to its acquisition by the US Danaher group for over $800M. Alexander is now Principal at Capstone Partners, an Australian management consultancy specialising in the commercial application of technology.
Alexander is a Past National President of the Australasian Industrial Research Group, a Past National President of the Australia-Malaysia Business Council, and a Governor of the Warren Centre for Advanced Engineering.