Alex Shead, a Director of PGT, has a 25-year track record of creating shareholder value through M&A activity. With a wide range of entrepreneurial experience focused principally in financial services, Alex converted more than 30 business purchases and developed an in-depth knowledge of large-scale company acquisitions and operational integrations.

As an entrepreneur CEO, Alex founded numerous businesses including Stuart Alexander in the UK and Mecon Winsure in Australia both of which were sold to public quoted companies. Alex has been the Responsible Officer with both the Australian Securities and Investments Commission and Lloyd’s of London.

In 2008 Alex conceived award-winning and environmentally sustainable International NGO, Food Ladder, resulting in nine social enterprises that have culminated in the provision of 400 jobs to previously long-term unemployed people.