UCL Institute for Innovation and Public Purpose


Alexander Reviakin

Alexander Reviakin is a student in the 2023-24 cohort of UCL Institute for Innovation and Public Purpose (IIPP)'s Master of Public Administration (MPA).

Alexander (Sasha) began his career as a researcher and consultant on financial inclusion and innovation in the Arab world, working for various public and private sector organisations including the World Bank Group, Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance (CCAF) and Finance in Motion.  His research has been complemented with entrepreneurial experience working to provide sustainable livelihoods to embroiderers in Lebanon. He holds an honours degree in Arabic, International Relations and History of Art with a thesis on the concept of the sublime in modern calligraphic art.