Head of Nesta Scotland, Innovation Programmes (Scotland)
Adam leads the work of Nesta in Scotland with a focus on supporting digital, data and technology-driven innovation for social good.
Adam is a member of the Scottish Leaders' Forum as well as the Scottish Government’s AI Strategy Steering Group and sits on the Scotland CAN DO Business Innovation Forum.
Adam joined Nesta after five years as the Head of Policy and Communications for Shelter Scotland, where he was part of both the charity's UK senior leadership team and Scottish directorate leadership team. Prior to this Adam spent several years working in a range of policy, public affairs and strategic communications roles in Scotland across the public, private and civil society sectors.
Adam is currently a member of the Board of Trustees for the Scottish Council for Voluntary Organizations (SCVO) and sits on the Governing Committee for the Association for Scottish Public Affairs (ASPA).
Adam has three young children and spends most of his free time trying to stop them from killing each other. When he gets the chance, he enjoys cooking, reading, the cinema and single malt Islay whisky.