Adam began his career in the Royal Marines, seeing active service in Afghanistan and Iraq, and further afield. He also worked in policy and strategy both in Whitehall and abroad for other government departments. On leaving government service he moved to the City of London, transitioning into front office sales and trading before working on large scale programmes within the financial sector.
He has since focussed in professional services and technology. As a consultant he has overseen tenders for large public sector contracts. He has been MD of a Fast-Track 100 financial services consultancy, a co-founder of an Africa based Educational Technology start-up, and Strategy Director of a professional services SME concentrating on UK Defence and Security.
Career highlights include a current specialist advisory and foreign policy role with the UK Government, the commercialisation of innovative synthetic environment training in the financial sector, and the application of machine learning technology in risk management.
Aker is 'delivery obsessed' and this permeates the whole team - it feels great to work together to breakdown barriers and overcome technical challenges and deliver, always to time, for our customers