• Director, Innovative Infrastructure Investment Programme

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Academic Profile

A former fund manager, Alex has over 15 years of practitioner experience in investment and industry. His research interests include corporate water strategy, infrastructure, investment, renewables and development. He focuses on the opportunities for empirical research to bridge knowledge gaps between academia and industry.

He is responsible for four programmes at the Smith School: i) 'Making Light Work' focuses on a unique model for delivering utility-scale solar powered electricity in sub-Saharan Africa; ii) 'Bridging the Gap' considers innovative solutions to the challenge of insufficient investment in infrastructure; iii) The Business Fellows programme engages senior practitioners with the Smith School's research and teaching activities; and. iv) SSEE View distils the University's latest research to support business decision-making in relation to environmental change.

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Alex is a tutor in human geography at St Catherine's College. Catz typically has around 30 undergraduate geographers, and his responsibilities include giving tutorials, supervising dissertations, helping to set and mark college examinations and participating in admissions interviews.

He teaches on various master's courses within the School of Geography and the Environment. His subjects include water, finance, enterprise and sustainability. Additionally he supervises and examines dissertations by master's students, and he is an assessor on the doctoral programme.

Alex leads an elective course for MBA students titled 'Corporation and the Environment.' The course exists to give students exposure to alternative theories of the firm, and to consider the social, economic, political and legal salience of 'the environment'. Guest lecturers bring perspectives on land, finance, water, energy, etc.

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Selected Publications

Journal Articles

Book Chapters


  • Hope, R., Foster, T., Money, A., Rouse, M., Money, N. and Thomas, M. (2011) Smart Water Systems. Oxford University, Oxford. 14 pp. Project report to UK DFID, April 2011.

Working Papers