Adam Jones
Finance


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‘Connor Broadley do what they say and say what they do. They are always thinking ahead, be it in terms of long range financial planning, or, more immediately, investment tactics. The outcome has been remarkably consistent results which have outperformed my expectations.’
 

Life Line

1969 Born in Birmingham, the son of Frank, a caterer, and Josephine, a secretary

1980 – Attends Bishop Vesey Grammar School

1990 Graduates from Birmingham University with a degree in Accounting

1993 – Qualifies as a Chartered Accountant with PWC, and moves to Cleveland, Ohio

1995 – Arrives in New York to take up first global finance role with IMG

1999 – Speculates in the dot com bubble…and loses five years of savings

2003 – First CFO role, at Universal Studios

2005 – Marries Carrie, a South African, going on to have two children, Daniel and Abigail

2006 – CFO of NBC News

2010 – Returns to London to become CFO of private equity-backed all3media

2014 – Joins Pret A Manger, as CFO

2016 – Contracts sepsis and falls dangerously ill, before making a full recovery

Adam continues in (extremely) full time employment with Pret A Manger, but has recently taken on a directorship role at Hampstead Theatre, and hopes to find the time to take on more non-executive responsibilities in the future.