Alex Trueman is an Officer, Operations and Market Development, with the Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves. In this role, Alex supports the development, coordination and execution of focus country strategies in partnership with Alliance international staff, co-manages the Alliance’s annual operating budget, and oversees contract and grant execution. Alex graduated with a Bachelor of Arts from Bucknell University, where he studied History and International Relations. Alex has studied abroad in Tokyo, Japan, and worked in Dhaka, Bangladesh for the microfinance institution BRAC as part of their Food Security and Targeting the Ultra Poor programs. Alex’s undergraduate studies focused on Japanese history, East Asian politics and International Development with an emphasis on research and writing.