Alex joined Ryder in 2016 as a project coordinator supporting the technologies and BIM Academy teams. Having studied business finance, she took a two year break with Virgin Atlantic which encouraged her love of travelling. On return to Newcastle, Alex ran the family’s hospitality management company acquiring and developing restaurants and cafes. She retains a keen interest in people management and wellbeing, and is working towards Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development. Outside of work, Alex supports various charity activities from walks to the thrilling bungee jump. She enjoys a shared passion for dance and music with her young daughter and time permitting is a Speedflex convert.