Pathway senior management

Alex Bax – Chief Executive

Alex Bax

Alex joined Pathway in 2010. He brings two decades of public health experience, as a senior advisor to Ken Livingstone and Boris Johnson. He led the development of London’s first statutory health inequalities strategy, oversaw major reviews of planning policy for London, and chaired London’s European Social Fund and European Regional Development Fund Committees. Alex became a member (through distinction) of the UK Faculty of Public Health in 2012. Alex’s work with the Mayor’s Office, National Institute for Clinical Excellence, Greater London Alcohol and Drugs Alliance and as a London Child Poverty Commissioner offer him unique insights into the long term social determinants of health, matched only by his passion for fairness and equality.

In addition to his work with Pathway, Alex is a visiting fellow at the Institute of Health and Human Development at the University of East London. He is also Chair of My Fair London.

Dr Nigel Hewett FRCGP OBE – Medical Director

Dr Nigel Hewett

An expert in homeless healthcare for over 25 years, Nigel has been working with Pathway since its inception. Nigel has unparalleled experience, founding Leicester Single Homeless multi-disciplinary team and opening one of England’s busiest homelessness teams at UCLH. He was awarded an OBE for his work in 2006. Nigel now focuses on training and supporting doctors, in his role as Secretary to the Faculty of Homeless and Inclusion Health, and Medical Director of Pathway.

Stephanie Swan, Director, Finance and Administration


Stephanie has over 30 years experience in public administration and has worked with the London Research Centre, Inner London Education Authority and Greater London Authority, where her groundbreaking implementation of the London Partnerships Register challenged equality discrimination, and paved the way for national Civil Partnerships legislation. Her expertise in Financial Management, Project Management Systems and Investors in People are the bedrock of Pathway’s systems.