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Meet the Team: Alex

28 March 2024

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Alex Wade joined Anglia Innovation Partnership LLP as Chief Finance Officer in February 2024. Read our short interview with Alex below to find out more about him.

  1. What does your role involve?

As Chief Financial Officer I am one third of the overall management team of Anglia Innovation Partnership LLP and I oversee the finance function of the business.

The latter involves having three employees directly reporting to myself who I work closely with on a day-to-day basis in order to ensure the smooth running of all financial matters.

  1. What is your favourite thing about your role?

Bringing my experience gained in my career to date to working in a small team of dedicated individuals with a lot of experience who are experts in their own areas, all working together to develop Norwich Research Park and for the park to achieve its full potential.

  1. What is challenging about your role?

Getting to know how all the component organisations of the park interact with each other as well as learning all the acronyms used that refer to these organisations!

  1. Where have you worked before?

My career before moving to Anglia Innovation Partnership LLP includes working over twenty years at a local accountancy practise starting as a trainee and progressing to a Senior Manager within their corporate audit and assurance department and over ten years at a local agricultural machinery dealer as a member of their board and leading the finance function of the department.

  1. An interesting fact about yourself? 

I have been happily married for over 26 years.

  1. What do you like to do outside of work?

Outside work I enjoy spending quality time with my wife and children. In addition, I follow numerous sports, and spend time travelling, walking, and gardening.

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