Alex graduated in 2015 from Anglia Ruskin University with a degree in Optometry BSc (Hons). During her time at university Alex was a student representative for the College of Optometrists. She completed her College of Optometrists pre-registration training and became fully qualified in 2016. Following this she has worked in different multiple opticians in south Wales as a WECS accredited optometrist able to see minor eye conditions and emergency patients in clinic.
Alex is working as a Specialist Optometrist assisting Professor MacLaren with his innovative clinical research into gene therapy and robot assisted surgery.