Alexis has more than 25 years’ experience in the UK charity sector, much of which has focussed on the humanitarian and development sector. After qualifying as a chartered accountant with KPMG, she spent 13 years with Save the Children UK, where she was Finance Director and then Marketing Director.
More recently, she has worked in interim management, as a consultant and as a coach specialising in strategic leadership and providing change management support. In 2017, she took up the role as the Director of Finance and Resources at the Maudsley Charity, which is a grant-giving organisation working towards improved mental health.
She is currently the Chair of The Border Consortium, a Christian Aid partner working with the displaced people of south-east Burma. She is also a member of the Finance and Risk committee at Comic Relief and sits on the board of Christian Aid Ireland.