Alex Carpenter

Alex Carpenter

Head of Entrepreneurship

Alex has founded 8 businesses all in different industries, including produce wholesaling, hospitality supplies, events promotions, and tourism. After 6 years at the University of Sydney’s startup community, he is now the head of entrepreneurship at Alphacrucis. Alex holds a Bachelor of Managerial Accounting, a Master of Educational Psychology and is doing a PhD in entrepreneurship education. He is passionate about teaching the skillset of an entrepreneur in order to ensure people will be prepared and able to thrive given the large-scale changes that are taking place in the Australian economy.


MEd, Educational Psychology (University of Sydney)
Dissertation Title What effect does entrepreneurship education have in higher education on students? - a systematic review 2019

Research Interests

Alex's main research interest is entrepreneurship, specifically entrepreneurship education and equipping startup founders.

Journal Articles

  • 2022
    • Carpenter, Alex; Wilson, Rachel (2022). A systematic review looking at the effect of entrepreneurship education on higher education student. International Journal of Management Education, vol. 20, no. 2. | External link

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