Alex currently works as a research analyst at GMCC after joining in April 2015. Since joining Alex has honed his skills in database manipulation and statistical analysis, working on various large projects including the North West Construction Pipeline. Alex has also worked on numerous individual research projects, penning a report on the Living Wage and producing all content for GMCC’s EU referendum website.

Alex holds both a BSc and an MSc in economics from Manchester Metropolitan University. As a passionate researcher and writer of behavioural economics and social policy, Alex’s Master’s dissertation took a look at the prospect of a negative income tax as a replacement for the UK tax and welfare system.