Alex qualified in 1987 with a Diploma in Physiotherapy and a Diploma in Sports and Exercise Medicine. She also spent 2 years specialising in musculoskeletal physiotherapy. Alex moved to the South West in 1994 and worked for 6 years at the Royal United Hospital where she was involved in the Sports Injury clinic. It was at this time that she completed her Diploma in Sports and Exercise Medicine at The London. She also had a part time position at Bath Rugby which would span over 6 years taking in the period of transition of the club from amateur to professional.
Alex has also worked for 7 years at Bath University as a lecturer and examiner on the MSc in Sports Medicine for Doctors. Alex has a love of sport and the outdoors. She spends much of her spare time running, cycling, swimming and scuba diving.