THE SPHINX Yeats’s ominous post-World War I poem is subject to any number of interpretations, but the vision of a terrifying new era is evident, as is the message: we are waking up to a nightmare. Its relevance today is plain. Simply put, we have reaped the rewards of technological progress without due [...]
Chair of Trustees
Adam has a deep love for the natural world and is an advocate for the intrinsic value of all species. He applies his knowledge of, and experience with, global markets to design and support organisations that work at the nexus of environmental health, human health, and social justice. He is passionate about creating and embedding models that sustain themselves over time. As a founding member and Chief Investment Officer of Aurum Research Ltd, he has been investing in the alternative investment industry for almost 30 years. Adam holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in History from Northwestern University. In 1995 Adam formed a partnership with Jessica Sweidan to create the philanthropic Synchronicity Foundation. In 2007, they began exploring how to have a greater impact within the conservation realm, which resulted in the creation of Synchronicity Earth, a UK-based charity that launched in November 2009. Adam was appointed as a Patron of Nature to the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) in 2012. In March 2015 Adam was appointed as an Honorary Conservation Fellow at the Zoological Society of London (ZSL). Adam is also a trustee for The Seneca Trust and became a member of the Oceans Board for Greenpeace UK and joined the board of directors for Arcus Foundation in 2022.