Adam is a Knowledge Exchange Associate in the Fraser of Allander Institute. They graduated from the University of Strathclyde in 2018 with a First-class BA (Hons) in Economics and from the University of Edinburgh in 2020 with an MSc. in Economics. Adam's interests are in economic policy and consultancy.
Adam joined the FAI in 2018 after graduating from Strathclyde University and worked on an economic review for a local authority. Since then Adam has been involved in various KE projects, particularly those involving IO modelling.
Adam works closely with FAI partners and has experience mentoring economists in local government.
Adam regularly contributes to the FAI quarterly economic commentary, FAI podcast, FAI articles and manages social media for the FAI.
The FAI hosts Economic Futures which supports growth in applied economics in Scotland. Adam is involved in selecting and supervising Economic Futures work placements and also FAI interns. Adam has also been involved in careers events within Strathclyde's Economics Department, Strathclyde's Economics Society and Economic Futures. Additionally, Adam provides a range of information sessions to honours year students at Strathclyde, from guidance on how to write a dissertation to offering advice on postgraduate opportunities.
Adam lectures on the Economics of Inequality and Inclusive Growth, Regional Development Policy and Professional Development for Economists (PDE) courses (Strathclyde's Applied Economics MSc).
Adam supervises dissertations on the following topics: IO modelling; earnings and income inequality; and, inclusive growth.
Adam is trained in adobe software - InDesign, Illustrator and Premiere Pro - which they use to design professional documents for clients and to edit the FAI podcast.
Outside of the FAI, Adam is the Co-Chair of StrathPride: Strathclyde’s LGBTQI+ Staff & PGR Network.