Dr. Alexander Moll was born in 1943 and after a lengthy academic career in the UK and Europe, joined Banca Popolare di Milano in 1971, he then spent 15 years in finance and industry in the public sector, principally in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. In 1986 he became CEO of a small Cruise Line operating in the Mediterranean and the Caribbean. In 1989 he successfully negotiated the sale of the Cruise Line and began his career as a ministerial advisor first to the Energy Minister in Guinea then to the Ministry of Energy and Mines in Morocco. In 1993 Alexander Moll returned to banking and represented Morgan Grenfell (later Deutsche Bank) in Morocco and N. West Africa.
He has been both President of the British Chamber of Commerce and of the Federation of European Union Chambers of Commerce in Morocco and has acted as a consultant to the European Commission for SME development worldwide. In 2001 Dr. Moll began a nine year term as economic advisor to three successive Italian Ministers for Trade in Rome. In 2010 he returned to private practice and continues to teach International Trade at the Union for the Mediterranean University at Porto Roz.
From 2010 to 2014 Dr. Moll was a consultant to the Moroccan Ministry of Foreign Trade and he was made an OBE for services to British Trade in 1996.