Alex Hunter (Operations Manager) Expand Alex manages the Forest School Programmes as well as some of the other operations at Acorn. He is also the internal quality assurance lead for our accredited forest school qualifications. Alex started working as a Forest School Assistant at Acorn in 2011, and took up his current position in September 2016 after completing his undergraduate and postgraduate degrees. When he is not stuck in the office, you can usually find him building a tree house with the children. Alex has a L6 Childcare and Education qualification focusing on children age 3 and above, and a Level 3 Certificate in Forest School Programme Leadership. Alex is fully trained in safeguarding children and Paediatric with Outdoor Activity First Aid.