While at Oxford, Alexander focussed severally on the history and politics of early modern England, the 20th century, and diplomacy and international institutions. He was elected to the Fellowship of the Royal Society of Arts as an undergraduate in testament to his contributions to the promotion of arts, culture, and charitable endeavors, including his volunteering with Project Access Hong Kong, where he worked to expand opportunities for underprivileged international students at Oxford. A native of cosmopolitan Hong Kong, he has also spent time in Australia, Thailand, Germany, Japan, and the United States, where he took the opportunity to acquaint himself with the rich history of these states. His interests are broad and include the study of academic costume, for which he was elected to his second fellowship of the Burgon Society in the UK. He has experience teaching upper primary students around ten years old to masters degree students at Oxford. He is fluent in English, Cantonese, Mandarin Chinese, and is learning German.