Stephen Adams is a partner in Global Counsel and its lead consultant on European and multilateral issues, with a particular focus on financial services, trade and wider EU single market issues. He leads teams advising Global Counsel clients navigating EU and UK policymaking and politics, and anticipating and adapting to banking and insurance policy changes in Europe, Asia and Africa.
Stephen has more than a decade of experience in European public policy and regulation, chiefly in the field of international economic policy, financial services policy and European integration. He has advised senior politicians and policymakers in roles in the European Parliament, European Commission and Whitehall on a range of business policy and trade issues, generally with a focus on cross-border issues. He has also been an Executive Director of Goldman Sachs International, based in London. Stephen is an Honorary Senior Research Associate in the Department of Political Science at University College London.