Academy of Ideas
Adam is a prison officer at HMP Pentonville as part of the Unlocked Graduates program. He is also studying for a Masters degree in Leadership and Custodial Environments. He is now an Associate Fellow of the Academy of Ideas having worked with the Academy for 4 years. In that time he produced debates at the Battle of Ideas on eclectic topics ranging from gambling to dating apps and killer clowns. Adam worked extensively on the Debating Matters Competition, including its prisons programme Beyond Bars. He is a graduate of the University of St Andrews. Adam whilst at school, won the national and international finals of Debating Matters. He is also an avid footballer and star-striker and founding director of Black Squadron FC. Adam is an ardent West Ham United and Seattle Seahawks supporter.
DEBATING MATTERS HISTORY
Thursday 27 June:
Oxfordshire Championship at Oxford Union, in partnership with Magdalen College School and Oxford Festival of Arts
Friday 5 July:
North East Championship at Durham Sixth Form Centre
Find a list of all our previous championship events here.
SUPPORT DEBATING MATTERS
Bernie Whelan, our DM coordinator, is raising money for Debating Matters.
To stage one of our Championships for six to 12 teams costs £6,000. Find out more on Bernie’s
Wonderful fundraising page.