Alex is a highly experienced government and issues management specialist who advises GRACosway’s clients on public policy and communications.
Prior to joining the firm, Alex held a number of senior roles in both state and federal politics, including as Chief of Staff to then Federal Minister for Home Affairs, Communications Director for the ALP’s 2007 federal election campaign, and as a media adviser to then Opposition Leader, the Hon. Kevin Rudd MP. He was also a senior ministerial adviser in NSW across a number of portfolios, including Attorney-General, Environment, Emergency Services and the Arts, and immediately before joining the firm, served as Communications Director for a former NSW Premier.
Alex works with clients in the defence, infrastructure, transport and professional services sectors, including the Project Management Institute, AMP Capital, Navantia and Cobham Aviation Services.
Before his direct involvement in government, Alex ran his own custom publishing and communications consultancy business and worked in a range of roles in issues management, communications, publishing and journalism.