Alexander Johnson is an internationally renowned businessman, thought leader and lecturer at the University of Oxford.
Born in the UK, Alexander grew up in both London, England and Kitzbühel, Austria. After an education that spanned England and Switzerland, he completed his undergraduate studies at business school and began his career with various entrepreneurial endeavours.
Serving as a board director of waste-to-energy company Worldwide Natural Resources PLC, Alexander was cited as the youngest CEO on the London Stock Exchange. It represented the first step into one of Alexander’s passions: progressive world-changing technologies.
Alexander has served as an IPO, acquisitions and Venture Capital consultant. Working with the Frankfurt Stock Exchange and a number of US markets has given him in-depth knowledge of early to mid stage project delivery, particularly in the technology sector.
Alexander currently serves as chairman and majority shareholder at Lochwood Capital, a boutique financial services company with a longstanding base of high net worth clients. He is also the chairman and majority shareholder of Viderium Ltd, a fast expanding data centre company with operations in the UK, the Netherlands, and Latvia. Additionally, Alexander has interests in the health and fitness, entertainment and food and beverage industries.
For several years, Alexander has been a lecturer on Leadership and Entrepreneurship at the University of Oxford. The course offers a new angle on leadership from an experienced and innovative speaker. This unique perspective also forms the central pillar of Alexander’s regular work as a keynote speaker at conferences across the world.
Alexander is a supporter of a number of humanitarian causes. He has worked with the Royal Marines Charity to help with resocialisation programmes for Marines looking to find new careers after combat. Most recently Alexander has established The London Film and Media Company, a film production company in London looking to make an immediate impact in the British film industry.