Adam is Director of Partnerships at the Community Foundation, Tyne & Wear and Northumberland. He leads a team that manages strategic collaborations and initiatives to benefit VCSE organisations across the North East. He works particularly with national funding partners to ensure more resources reach groups in the North East of England whilst also working to strengthen VCSE organisations’ sustainability through governance, income generation and skills-sharing initiatives. For 10 years he was Director of The Sponsors Club at the Foundation overseeing the Foundation’s arts focussed activities including delivering training in sponsorship and crowdfunding.
He previously worked in marketing at Ticketmaster UK as well as running their operation in Scotland. Prior to that he worked in local council cultural venues.
Adam is a board member AV Festival, Tech for Life and the North East Culture Partnership and was previously a board member of New Writing North. He sat on advisory committees of Globe Gallery, White Box and Northumberlandia.