Fellow in Management Practice in the Field of Information Systems
Saïd Business School
University of Oxford
Park End Street
Alexander's research focuses on the challenges of managing projects, not only in the field of IT but also in hard and soft infrastructure, energy, mega events and organisational change.
He teaches and develops courses on project and programme management, risk management, and systems thinking. At Oxford, he regularly teaches on the MSc for Major Programme Management, the MBA and MPP programme and at the Major Project Leadership Academy, a leadership development programme for the top project managers in the UK civil service.
Alexander works with private and public sector organisations to build their individual and organisational capabilities to master the challenges of working with, in and around projects and programmes.
He completed his doctoral studies at Saïd Business School in 2014. Prior to joining Oxford he worked at T-Mobile International and was a consultant with McKinsey's Business Technology Office in Düsseldorf and Chicago, where he advised clients on IT and operations issues.
Alexander’s current research focuses on the challenges of IT-enabled change, novel ways of project set-ups and the risks of projects.
Big is Fragile: An Attempt at Theorizing Scale
Does infrastructure investment lead to economic growth or economic fragility? Evidence from China(opens in new window)
Should we build more large dams? The actual costs of hydropower megaproject development(opens in new window)
Boards Risk It All
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