Adam Swersky

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Chief Executive Officer

Senior leadership team

Social Finance Board

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Adam is the Chief Executive Officer of Social Finance. 

He was appointed to the role in March 2022 and has been with the organisation since 2014, most recently as Director for the Health + Work team and the Government + Enterprise team. In 2016, Adam created the world’s first social impact bond to support people with health issues into work. In 2019, he launched a national infrastructure support programme for mental health and employment services across the NHS in England (IPS Grow).

Adam was previously a Project Leader at The Boston Consulting Group (BCG), where he advised private, public and not-for-profit organisations on strategy and transformation. This included helping to set up Frontline, the children’s social work charity, and co-authoring a report on future social investment demand. During his time at BCG, Adam was seconded to the Clinton Health Access Initiative, where he worked in West Africa to support Niger to access a subsidy for malaria medication.

Adam was previously a non-executive director of Year Here, a social impact fellowship programme, and a school governor in Westminster.

If you could instantly become an expert in something, what would it be?

Greek — I’m on a 900+ day Duolingo streak and I still can’t make a basic sentence.

What do you do to unwind?

Playing Disney on the piano.

What’s your speciality in the kitchen?

Aubergine, cauliflower, or sweet potato curry.

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