Alex was elected as Green Member of the European Parliament for the South East of England in May 2019. The same month, she also became the youngest ever mayor of Brighton & Hove taking up the ceremonial chains at 33 years old. Alex is currently the second longest serving Green member for Brighton & Hove City Council, having first been elected at a by-election in July 2009 and then re-elected at the following three local elections. She is currently the Deputy Chair of the Housing Committee with a focus on rough sleeping. Her day-job is running the campaigns for The Big Issue and heading up Lord John Bird’s parliamentary office. She is married to fellow Green Councillor Tom Druitt and they have a son Rafi, born in 2017.