Alexi combines academic and professional roles as Professor of Facility & Environment in the Bartlett Faculty of the Built Environment, UCL, and Director of the Bartlett Global Centre for Learning Environments, Professor of Architectural Science in the Sydney School of Architecture, Design and Planning, University of Sydney, and founding director of AMA Alexi Marmot Associates, a London-based consultancy specialising in evidence-based consultative design.
Educated as an architect and urban planner in Australia and the USA, she has authored several books and many academic and professional papers. Her research focuses primarily on the design and management of workplaces, educational estates and libraries.
She has advised numerous multinational companies, central and local government organisations, educational and charitable bodies, on their office space strategy, design, operations and change management.
Author of Office Space Planning: Designing for tomorrow’s workplace (McGraw Hill) and Space on demand: Coworkspace and space matchmaker apps (BCO)
Principal Investigator of Active Buildings research funded by UK National Institute of Health Research.