Mr Adam Tyson
Acting Director, Education and Innovation, Directorate-General for Education and Culture, European Commission

Adam Tyson is acting Director for EU education policy, the education strand of the Erasmus+ programme, innovation, the European Institute for Innovation and Technology and the Marie Skłodowska Curie Actions at the Directorate General for Education and Culture of the European Commission. He has previously held posts dealing with EU higher education policies and programmes, the coordination of EU education, youth, culture and sport policies and has led EU work on issues such as combating social exclusion and fighting discrimination. He has been responsible for communication and speechwriting for various Commissioners. Before moving to the Commission, Adam spent ten years in Brussels working for the UK Government in the field of labour and social affairs.