Stephen Adams

Stephen Adams

Senior Director London, United Kingdom

Stephen is a Senior Director at Global Counsel.

Over the last twenty years, Stephen has worked as a policy adviser on international trade and the EU single market in the European Parliament, as an advisor in Directorate-General for Trade in the European Commission and an adviser to the British Secretary of State for Business and Trade. He was also an Executive Director at Goldman Sachs in London, where he worked on political risk in cross border M&A and supply chain design. Stephen is an Honorary Senior Research Associate in the School of Politics at University College London, where he lectures on contemporary aspects of public policymaking, international trade policy, and trade and investment politics.

At Global Counsel, he chiefly supports the trade, investment, and financial services policy practices, with a focus on industrial and trade policy, supply chain design, and corporate internationalization. He works with senior leaders in many GC clients to deepen and develop their engagement with public policymaking.

Stephen is one of the UK’s leading providers of specialist training on trade policy for both public policymakers and trading companies.

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