Adam joined the Board of Be First in July 2023. He has considerable experience as a designer, project manager, and built environment expert in both public and private sectors.

He trained as an architect and won a prestigious RIBA President’s Medal award, before spending several years at architecture practice 5th Studio. Moving to the public sector in 2010, he was a member of Design for London and the Greater London Authority Regeneration Team where he made a significant contribution to the planning and steering of development in the capital. He led the ground-breaking high street initiative and helped shape programmes such as the High Street Fund, Crowdfund London, and Social Supermarkets. He also oversaw delivery of numerous capital projects, including the mayor’s award-winning regeneration programme in Croydon.

Since 2016, he’s been responsible for the delivery of hundreds of homes as part of Harrow and Ealing’s ambitious council home building programmes.

He’s an independent expert advisor to the Design Council and DLUHC, sits on several design review panels, and is a mentor with social enterprise Public Practice.