Meet the Newbury store director
Gary Alexander is store director for Specsavers Newbury.
He has worked at Specsavers Newbury for 22 years as a director after completing a BSc Honours degree in optometry and has always wanted to go into the profession, taking after his father and brother who are also optometrists.
Gary is the official optician of the Scottish and Irish shooting teams and advises most of the international rifle shooters in the UK.
He says: ‘My favourite part of the job is definitely the staff.
‘We have a fantastic team and we all work so well together. It’s so important to have a great relationship with your team, as that means you can provide the best service possible to customers.’
Gary was born and raised in Dungannon in Northern Ireland. He enjoys spending time with his family and dog, as well as target shooting and scuba diving.