Alexander Holt

Emerging Opportunities & Partnerships Lead, Digital Directorate, Scottish Governmen

Alexander was the founder and Champion of the CivTech® Programme, driving daring and innovation in the public sector. He was hugely honoured to win the Leadership Award at the Scottish Public Service Awards in December 17 for this work. And Alexander was delighted for the team to win Scottish Public Sector ICT Team of the Year 2018, and be shortlisted for the UK Civil Service Awards for Innovation 2018.

Previous roles included running number of government tech procurements. Before moving back up to Edinburgh he spent eight years in London, six of which were spent growing his own digital creative agency delivering 'super shiny' web apps for Google, PayPal, Sony Ericsson, McDonald's, Adobe and other leading brands. He is massively passionate about the benefits of digital transformation in the public sector which leads to better value services that make our lives better.