Adam is a former Grenadier Guards Officer and Television Reporter. He has worked for Newsnight, World in Action, and as an ITN Reporter.
He was best known in television for his work as an undercover reporter – his programmes including the award-winning “No Fixed Abode” series where he lived homeless in London for about three months, showing the plight of the genuinely destitute.
At ITN he was for a time Bosnia reporter, a London-based general reporter and ran the investigative unit making News At Ten special reports.
Adam was educated at Cambridge University (MA Social and Political Science) and holds an MBA from Imperial College London. He was formerly on the board of Christian Aid, and is now involved with a number of charities.
He was elected as a Member of Parliament in May 2005.