Alexandra Engler was born and raised in Karaganda, Kazakhstan. Her mother tongue is Russian and she also speaks German. She began her career in law at a well-known energy supplier before going on to work for a trading company in Kazakhstan. Alexandra Engler also served as a trainee solicitor with the German Business Delegation for Central Asia (German AHK) in Almaty, Kazakhstan. Since 2015 she is an attorney at law in Germany at Citizen Lane.
Alexandra Engler studied law from 1994-1998 in Karaganda, Kazakhstan, where she qualified as a lawyer in 1998. She then went on to graduate from the University of Hamburg with a degree in German law in 2012, subsequently completing her traineeship in 2014. Alexandra Engler has been a licensed attorney in Germany since 2015.