Adam is an innovator and entrepreneur who uses business thinking and frugal innovation to work with people to tackle the most important problems that hold communities back from their potential. For the last 8 years, Adam has focussed on developing social enterprises in Kenya, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Cameroon, India and the UK.
Adam is currently the co-Founder and UK Managing Director of WSV, a social franchisor and consultancy which develops community businesses for communities living on under $5 a day. WSV has developed three social franchises which impact on health, education and the economy, and scaled to over 250 businesses in 4 countries. Adam’s role focuses on product and business model development, as well as leading WSV’s consultancy work.
Most recently, Adam led WSV’s work as a core partner in the creation of ZayoHub Zambia. A social enterprise and the largest TRANSFORM (Unilever and DfID) funded project to date. Adam has an ability to analyse and understand problems, then guide people to develop innovative solutions. This, combined with an approach which inspires energy in those around him, ensures quality solutions that work for everyone.