Alexander is an MSc candidate in Evidence-Based Social Intervention and Policy Evaluation. His research interests involve monetary and multidimensional poverty and inequality and the design of social protection systems for industrialized countries as well as in a developing country context. He is looking forward to learning innovative research methods within this area during his courses; he hopes to employ these techniques in his thesis, and later on in his DPhil dissertation.
Alexander holds a Bachelor of Science in Psychology (Maastricht University) and a double Master of Science degree in Public Policy and Human Development (United Nations University-MERIT & Maastricht Graduate School of Governance) with a specialization in Social Protection. Alexander has done traineeships with the International Labour Organization in the Philippines and the European Commission in Belgium in the area of social policy and labour market statistics.