Senior Programme Manager

Adam Price



Join Date

October 2012

What I do

Adam Price was a Senior Programme Manager in the Innovation Lab, working on public service innovation and innovation spaces.   

His report, co-authored with Matthew Gatehouse, State of Innovation: Welsh Public Services and the Challenge of Change, was published in May 2013. 


Prior to joining Nesta Adam was a Fellow at the Center for International Development at Harvard’s John F. Kennedy School of Government. He is a two-term former Member of the House of Commons for Plaid Cymru, the Party of Wales, serving as a prominent member of the Culture, Media and Sport Select Committee and earning UK-wide recognition as a campaigner from The Spectator and Channel Four. Before entering politics Adam was managing director of a UK policy and economics consultancy and executive director of the Welsh economic development and cultural change agency Menter a Busnes.
A regular documentary presenter on Welsh television and occasional commentator in The Guardian and the Western Mail, his most recent documentary, on the 1984/85 Miners Strike, won a Bronze Medal at the New York Film and Television Festival.   
Adam holds a BSc (Econ) from Cardiff University, a Master in Public Administration from Harvard University and is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts. 
At next week's global gathering of government innovation labs, we ask whether small countries in particular make ideal test-beds for public innovation
Adam Price
Wednesday, 1 July 2015
As a taster to the Global Lab Gathering in July we've mapped the growing movement of government innovation labs worldwide
Adam Price
Tuesday, 19 May 2015
Space matter -- Using space to stimulate creativity | Adam Price | TEDxUniversityofNicosia

Using space to stimulate creativity

At Nesta we're asking what effect does the physical environment have on our ability to innovate and think creatively?
Adam Price
Monday, 12 May 2014