Adam is Chief Executive at the National Association for Special Educational Needs and Chair of Whole School SEND. He is a National Leader of Governance and sits on the board of the Active Learning Trust, which provides education for 10,000 children across primary, secondary and specialist settings. Adam is a Trustee of the Potential Trust, a member of the National SEND Forum and a Fellow of the RSA. Prior to this, Adam was Director of the Centre for Professional Education at the University of Warwick and Academic Principal for IGGY (a global educational social network for gifted teenagers). He is a Visiting Professor at the University of Wolverhampton, a published author and a qualified clinical hypnotherapist.