International Centre for Transitional Justice
Alexander has worked in West Africa on post-conflict transitional justice initiatives since 2003. He has been legal assistant to the defense team of Issa Sesay, the interim leader of the RUF, at the Special Court for Sierra Leone and in 2004 joined the United Nations Mission in Liberia, Human Rights and Protection Section where he worked on the establishment of the Truth and Reconciliation commission for Liberia. He is a graduate of Oxford University and Essex University Human Rights Centre. In 2005 he was awarded an Exhibition scholarship by the Honourable Society of the Inner Temple to train as a barrister, which he is currently completing. He has previously worked in India, Nepal, and Egypt on legal aid and development projects and has been a long-term consultant to the International Center for Transitional Justice with its Liberia program. Alexander was formerly a visiting scholar in the Unit in 2007.