Mark Adams is the Area Manager of the Boston office, leads the firm's Global Insurance practice and is a member of the CEO/Board Services team. He recruits a broad range of senior executives including CEO, President, COO and CFO for both privately held and publicly traded firms in insurance and related industries. Mark also works with clients across sectors on senior risk management roles.
Prior to joining Russell Reynolds Associates, Mark worked at Marsh, the world's leading risk and insurance services firm, where he was a Managing Director and the Northeast Growth Leader. He was a member of the Executive Committee and managed client relationships as well as industry practices and sales. Prior to Marsh, Mark served in the British Army in a range of operational, management, strategic and top-level business planning roles. His roles included Principal Adviser to the Deputy Commander-in-Chief of U.K. Land Forces, Infantry Company Commander on counter-insurgency operations, and instructor at the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst.
Additional Professional Activities
Mark served on The New England Center for Children's (NECC) Steering Committee, a school for children with autism. He has written peer-reviewed articles on current affairs for U.S. and U.K. publications. Most recently, Mark's article, "How to choose, and be, the best CRO possible", appeared in Business Insurance.
Mark received his M.A. in modern history from Magdalen College, Oxford University. He also received an M.A. in military studies from Cranfield University and an M.Phil. in international relations from Pembroke College, Cambridge University. He is a graduate of both the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst and Army Command and Staff College.