Alex is currently a publishing editor at Springer Nature, handling book and journal commissions in the humanities and social sciences in Southeast and East Asia. She previously worked in newspaper and magazine publishing for eight years as a sub editor, writer and photographer, working in South Africa, the United Arab Emirates and Singapore. Prior to joining Springer, she was the editor of Media Group's Asian Geographic magazine. She was named the Editor of the Year at the Media Publishers Association of Singapore Awards in 2017. Alex holds a joint Masters of Arts in Journalism, Media and Globalisation, which was fully funded by the European Commission.