David Adair

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UK

Head of Community Affairs, Corporate Sustainability, PricewaterhouseCoopers UK
London, United Kingdom

David Adair is Head of Community Affairs, Corporate Sustainability at PricewaterhouseCoopers UK. David joined PricewaterhouseCoopers as Community Affairs Manager in 2001, bringing with him extensive knowledge and experience from the voluntary sector in relation to social inclusion and cultural diversity – having previously worked for the National Association of Care and Resettlement of Offenders (N.A.C.R.O.), established and developed the Prince’s Trust Team Programme in Southwark and Lambeth, and undertaken a variety of roles in the creative industries including managing the Albany in Deptford, a multicultural arts centre. David was promoted to Senior Manager in 2005 and made Head of Community Affairs in 2008.

Current responsibilities include leading the national Community Affairs Team, working with PwC offices across the UK developing local community initiatives focussing on Education, Employability and the Environment.

David also manages national relationships such as Business in the Community, The Prince’s Trust, The Community Foundation Network, and the School for Social Entrepreneurs and Social Enterprise UK.

David sits on the PwC Foundation steering group and Charities Management Board and is a member of the Social Enterprise Alliance, having presented at the Social Enterprise World Forum 2010 in San Francisco.

More recently David has initiated and developed PwC’s own social enterprise hub: The Fire station, Tooley Street Southwark London incorporating ‘Brigade’ in conjunction with The Beyond Food Foundation, a restaurant training homeless people in culinary skills.

David has a keen interest in the arts and social enterprise, leading PwC’s support for Shakespeare’s Globe, The Unicorn Theatre and The Royal Exchange Theatre Manchester.