Alexander is the first of the eleventh generation of Hoare family members to run the bank.
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. From 2001 to 2009 he was Chief Executive Officer of C. Hoare & Co.
Alexander is a leader in the field of social and impact investing and a founder partner of Snowball LLP. He serves as president of the Groupement Européen de Banques; as a patron of Royal Trinity Hospice; and as chairman of the trustees of Intermission Youth Theatre.
Alexander is married with family. He enjoys tennis and sailing.