Adam Tate is an experienced manager, albeit one of the youngest, with the UK’s largest youth movement – the Scout Association. The Scout Association is a member association of the largest youth movement in the world – the World Organisation of the Scout Movement. Adam manages adults to deliver a world class adventurous and engaging youth programme.
He is one of the Young Social Action Ambassadors appointed by the UK Government’s Cabinet Office and Step Up to Serve. This means that in the four countries of the UK, he works with:
- Members of Parliament
- chief constables
- chief fire officers
- chief executive officers of local government and regional organisations
- heads of volunteering organisations
- vice chancellors of universities
- headteachers of schools and colleges
- and other senior community members.
Step up to Serve recognises the fantastic work of volunteers engaged in social action and presents findings to the Cabinet Office with recommendations for national honours.
Adam has a First Class with Honours Bachelor of Science in Geography from Aberystwyth University and is currently studying for a Masters in Nature, Society and Environmental Policy at the University of Oxford, UK.
His particular interests lie in social action, youth democracy, youth engagement, community engagement, youth activity work, volunteering policy and volunteer management.