Alex is an Investment Associate at Virgin Management, the holding company for the Virgin Group, and the Branson family’s family office. He identifies and evaluates investment opportunities and strategic partnerships within private equity, venture capital and the distributed ledger space.
Virgin Management has a number of investments in the blockchain space, including liquid cryptoassets, altcoins and funds (e.g. Placeholder). Additionally, Virgin Management holds equity stakes in both Blockchain.com (largest wallet holder), and Bitpay (payment processor) within a portfolio of over 30 venture capital investments.
Alex is currently based in the Virgin Management HQ in Paddington (London). Prior to joining Virgin Management, Alex worked in Private Equity for Terra Firma Capital Partners (LBO fund), Keensight Capital (growth equity fund), and M&A. He holds a MSc in Strategic Management from HEC Paris, and a MSc in Finance from Imperial College. Alex is originally from Switzerland (Geneva), enjoys kitesurfing and skydiving and speaks French, English, German and Spanish.