Alexander is the first of the eleventh generation of Hoare family members to run the bank. From 2001 to 2009, he was Chief Executive Officer of C. Hoare & Co.
A graduate of the University of Edinburgh (B. Com (Hons) Marketing), he joined the bank in 1987 from PA Consulting Group where he worked as a marketing consultant.
Alexander is a leader in the field of social and impact investing and a founder partner of Snowball LLP. He is a patron of Royal Trinity Hospice, chairs the trustees of Intermission Youth Theatre, and was formerly president of the Groupement Européen de Banques.
Alexander is married with family. He enjoys tennis and sailing.