Adrian began his career working with Bank of America before joining Boston Consulting Group after receiving and MBA from London Business School. In 1986 he joined British Telecom plc as a Business Strategy Manager before becoming Marketing and Commercial Director for Sears Sports and Leisurewear.
Subsequently he undertook a number of senior roles with Cable and Wireless plc including Chief Executive of the Consumer Markets Division (now Virgin Media), Managing Director of the Consumer and Multimedia Division in Australia and Group Director of Strategy and Corporate Development.
He then became Chief Executive Officer of Global Services for Europe and Asia and a member of the Cable and Wireless Board. In 2003 he was appointed Main Board Director and CEO Europe of Bovis Lend Lease Corporation, a leading construction, property development and property management company. Between 2006 and 2015 he was CEO of private equity backed MessageLabs and Achilles, high tech companies specialising in Software as a Service cyber security and supply chain management.
He currently chairs eConsult, a company specialising in cloud based medical diagnostics, in addition he is Non-Executive Director and Chair of the Remunerations Committee for Alfa Financial Software Holdings plc and Volex plc.