Alex Read

Senior Account Manager & Policy Lead

Alex joined iNHouse having worked in Birmingham as special adviser to Andy Street, mayor of the West Midlands, where he supported the mayor through multiple devolution deals and a successful re-election campaign. He was responsible for key manifesto priorities including net zero, levelling up, digital and culture, and active travel. Prior to this, Alex worked on 5G policy for a Birmingham-based digital publishing company.

Alex also has extensive third sector experience, having worked as chief of staff to the founder of a philanthropic trust focussed on interfaith relations. He led a programme of events for philanthropists at the 2022 World Economic Forum meeting in Davos and organised one of London’s largest ever interfaith walks for the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee. More recently, Alex worked on policy for Penny Mordaunt’s 2022 leadership bid.