Adam graduated as a veterinary surgeon from the University of Liverpool in 2001. Initially he began working for the UK government to assist in the control of Foot and Mouth Disease. After this he spent five years working in private large animal practice on the Welsh/English border. In 2006 Adam moved to Norway to undertake a residency in ruminant reproduction and herd health at the Norwegian University of Life Sciences. Adam has remained employed at the University since then and is currently employed as an associate professor with responsibility for farm animal reproduction and herd health.
Adam is recognised as a European Veterinary specialist in Animal Reproduction. He is also recognised by the Royal College of Veterinary surgeons as a specialist in Cattle Health and Production. He holds an MSc in Livestock Health and Production, an MSc in Bovine Reproduction (DBR), a PhD in Bovine Theriogenology and the Diploma of the European College of Animal Reproduction.
Adam is an academic clinician working in first opinion and referral practice. His research interests are wide but currently focus mostly on beef production and dairy cow reproduction.