Alex has worked in Malaysia, Hong Kong and Belgium. He taught law in Hong Kong and Auckland and was the Auckland Director of the Institute of Professional Legal Studies.
He holds two post graduate masters in laws specialising in public law, international law and international trade law. Alex has also been actively involved in various business and trade organizations including The Hong Kong New Zealand Business Association (Past President), Thailand New Zealand Business Council (Past Chairman) and the NZ Association for Migration & Investment Inc. (Past Board Member). He does a lot of pro bono work for the wider community.
He is also actively involved in screen and stage. Alex also previously taught film production at the University of Auckland. He is a National Executive Member of the Screen Directors Guild of New Zealand, Board Member of Film Auckland, Co-director and Founding Trustee of the Documentary New Zealand Trust, Chairman of the Asia New Zealand Film Foundation Trust and Founder/General Counsel of The Oryza Foundation for Asian Performing Arts. Alex is the only practising media and entertainment lawyer who is also a screen/stage director and producer and therefore, he brings a personal, comprehensive and practical understanding of the screen and stage industries to his legal practice.