Interim Chief Operating Officer
Originally from Malta, Alex started his career in the NHS on the Graduate Management Training Programme, during which time he worked in the acute sector and commissioning. Alex then worked for a period for a community provider organisation before he moved into the hospital sector in 2009, holding various operational management roles at Worcestershire Acute NHS Trust.
In May 2013, Alex moved to Birmingham Children’s Hospital as the Associate Service Director for the Medical Directorate, before being appointed to the role of Deputy Chief Operating Officer for the Trust in April 2015. Alex took on the role of interim Chief Operating Officer for acute services in October 2017.
Alex is passionate about clinical leadership development and contributes to junior doctor training days, and is a visiting lecturer on the clinical leadership module at Keele University. He continues to support the future leaders of the NHS by remaining active in supporting the leadership academy and current trainees.