Founder & Director

Zero Carbon Capital

Alex is a senior director at Google, where most recently he was a founder and managing director at Area 120, Google’s internal innovation lab focussing on starting, supporting and spinning-in very early stage, risky ideas. Area 120 started over 50 projects in its first two years and has had numerous successes. He was previously the Product Director for Gmail and Google Calendar, leading the transition to Mobile and AI-first product development and driving Gmail’s growth to 1 billion users.


Prior to Google he worked in analytical, product, and business management roles at retail financial institutions including HSBC and Capital One.


Alex holds a Master’s degree in Astrophysics from the University of Cambridge.   

Risk to Capital
Investing in start-ups and early-stage businesses involves risks, including illiquidity, lack of dividends, loss of investment and dilution. It should be done only as part of a diversified portfolio. Any investments are targeted exclusively at investors who understand the risks of investing in early-stage businesses and can make their own investment decisions. Any pitches for investment are not offers to the public.

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