Gordon Alexander (chair)
Gordon Alexander is currently a consultant on social and economic policy and strategic planning. Until December 2013, Gordon was Director of UNICEF’s Office of Research based in Florence, Italy. Before that he was Senior Advisor for Social Policy in the UNICEF Regional Office for Central and Eastern Europe and the Commonwealth of Independent States. He previously headed the first UNAIDS office in New Delhi, and worked for many years with UNICEF in India, Afghanistan, Vietnam and Yemen.
Gordon undertook graduate studies in international economics at Geneva University and the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine where he was the first non-medical student to take the Masters in Community Health in Developing Countries. He also holds an MA in Contemporary Politics and History from London University. His first undergraduate degree was in Politics, Philosophy and Economics at the University of Oxford.