Previously Vice-Chancellor of Glamorgan University, Sir Adrian has a wealth of experience of leading at executive management level in public, not for profit and education sectors.
"It is an honour to be asked to lead such a committed team of staff,
partners and funded organisations that make a real difference to
communities across Wales. I also welcome the opportunity to work
collaboratively with colleagues from across the UK as a member of The
National Lottery Community Fund's UK Board."
He has been involved in many UK and Welsh Government initiatives, including chairing the independent review into further education in Wales (the Webb Review) and the Wales Employment and Skills Board. He was also a member of the Beecham Review of Public Services in Wales and part of the HM Treasury Public Service Productivity Panel.