Project Description

A proud member of Métis Nation BC, Alexander has diverse experience as a researcher, facilitator, public speaker and strategist. From contributing to the development of national awareness building efforts to exploring tangible acts of reconciliation with individuals and organizations, his work is driven by a fierce personal commitment to decolonization and the meaningful advancement of reconciliation. Alexander currently serves as Program Director for Community Knowledge Exchange, where he is supporting innovative, decolonized and inclusive social change practices in Canada. He also serves on the board of Apathy is Boring, on the Partnerships Committee of the Vancouver Foundation, and on the City of Vancouver’s Urban Indigenous Peoples Advisory Committee. Alexander has served as Manager of Strategy and Engagement with the First Nations Technology Council, Government Relations and Strategic Engagement with Reconciliation Canada, Operations Manager for the Banff Forum and as a researcher at the Centre for Global Research at the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, where he explored transitional justice and reconciliation in the context of Timor-Leste. Alexander holds an M.A. in Global Affairs from the Munk School of Global Affairs at the University of Toronto and a B.A. (with Honours) in International Studies from Simon Fraser University. In 2018, Alexander was recognized as one of 200 global “Leaders of Tomorrow” by the St. Gallen Symposium.