Alex Peter

2017 Fellow

Alex graduated from Cambridge in 2015 with a degree in Arabic and Spanish. As an undergraduate, he spent his year abroad in Jordan, volunteering as an English Teacher with the Jesuit Refugee Service and interning with the UNHCR.

After graduating, Alex moved to New York where he worked in a school as a pastoral and academic assistant. Since returning to the UK, Alex has worked for Red Balloon, a charity that helps severely bullied children who have self-excluded from mainstream education recover. In 2016, Alex helped to set-up the Cambridge Children’s Charity Week, an annual initiative that raises money for and awareness of local charities supporting children in Cambridge.

Alex has a keen interest in the relationship between education and wellbeing, and the important role they play in a child’s development and their future opportunities. In his spare time, Alex loves singing, reading, cooking and working on his languages.