Alexandra Henry (nee Borthwick)

Alexandra HenryAlexandra is the younger daughter of John and Adelaide Borthwick, and was born on 25th August 1977. She spent her childhood on the family farms in Heriot, before attending the local primary school, and then St Katherines and St Leonards Schools in St Andrews.

After gaining a degree in politics from Bristol, she worked at Christies in London for a short spell, before moving into the headhunting world.

She married Peter John Henry on 17th September 2005, in Crichton Church and had the reception at Crookston House. Peter is also a headhunter. The lived in Shanghai for eighteen months before moving to Dubai, where their daughter Florence Adelaide Henry was born on 29™ December 2007. Her cousin, Malcolm Borthwick, the only son of her uncle Henry also lives and works in Dubai with his wife and baby son Archie.

Peter is a Scot, and was educated at Trinity College, Glenalmond and Edinburgh University. At Glenalmond, he was a friend of Malcolm Leslie, who is married to her sister, Georgina! Incidentally Peter's, mother and Alexandra's mother were contemporaries at St. Leonards!

They both enjoy golf, tennis, skiing, travel, classic cars (Peter's passion) history and collecting contemporary art. Peter is a member of the New Club in Edinburgh and the Blairgowrie Golf Club, and they like to spend most of their holidays back in Scotland
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Pete and Alex had a little boy - Arthur Charles Borthwick in Dubai, in September 2009.
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