Adam has held several senior positions with large- and medium-sized businesses, focusing on sales, marketing and commercial responsibilities.
These included being Business Development Director at a manufacturer of electricity meters, Sales Director and then Managing Director at a manufacturer of electric motors and generators, and Sales Director then Technical Director at a manufacturer of ultra-high precision instruments. All these roles have included a high level of international responsibilities, including running sales subsidiaries in China, Japan, the US and Europe.
More recently, Adam has focused on corporate-level commercial activities including acquisitions, disposals and fundraising. He has acted as an advisor to an investment bank, is a non-executive director at two technical business and trustee at two charities. He is a business angel investor in a private capacity.
Adam has a degree in electrical engineering from the University of Cambridge, an MBA from INSEAD where he was a Sainsbury Management Fellow, and is a Fellow of the Institution of Engineering and Technology .