Adam is a lawyer by profession who has previously held a number of senior management positions in the public and private sectors, including chief executive roles for Queenstown Lakes District Council; the NZ Serious Fraud Office; and the Eden Park Redevelopment Board.
In addition to extensive experience in New Zealand local and central government, he has had consulting and private sector management roles in Australia, the Pacific, the UK, and Europe. His areas of expertise include: local government and infrastructure; law enforcement; commercial law and insolvency; and public registries.
Adam is a chartered director of the IOD and, in addition to his work with LGNZ, he currently provides advice to a variety of local government, central government, and private sector clients on organisational reviews; governance; strategy and business planning; and business case development. He is also an independent director for Rationale Ltd, a professional services firm advising on infrastructure planning and investment.