Alex joined Dstl in 2002, initially working across a number of groups in Land Battlespace Systems (LBSD), He spent the following few years based across Dstl, BAE Systems and Defence Equipment and Support (DE&S). Recognising the valuable experience a team leader role in Dstl provides, he became a team leader in LBSD before moving into Policy and Capability Studies (PCS). A secondment to MOD followed, working for the Scrutiny community which provided Alex with valuable opportunities to influence key decisions and gain the ‘customer’ perspective on Dstl’s work.
After returning to Dstl in 2009, he held a number of leadership roles before taking up his current post, which he shares with Jenni Henderson, in early 2015.
Transformation Director, Dstl
The Transformation Director:
- champions transformation and co-ordinates Dstl’s portfolio of change
- acts as the focus for Dstl’s suite of transformation activities, defining a cohesive policy and methods for achieving business transformation
- plans appropriate interventions and projects to achieve the changes set out in the Corporate and Business plans