Alex is  a graduate from UBC, completing his Bachelor of Commerce in 2007.  He received his C.A. designation in 2011, and also received the Exemplary Young Professional Award from the C.A. School of Business in the same year. He has since earned his CPA (Illinois) and is in the process of completing his CBV designation.

Alex is also currently involved with the CPA PEP program as an online facilitator and session leader. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his wife and newborn son, running, and reading.