Adam Rawcliffe
director of external affairs, IoI

Adam has been with the IoI for three years. In that time he has produced debates at the Battle of Ideas on eclectic topics ranging from gambling to dating apps and killer clowns. Adam works extensively on the IoI’s Debating Matters Competition, including its prisons programme Beyond Bars. Adam contributes to television and radio on sports, free speech and Brexit amongst other topics. He is a graduate of the  University of St Andrews. Adam whilst at school, won the national and international finals of Debating Matters. He is also an avid footballer and star-striker and founding director of Black Squadron FC. Adam is an ardent West Ham United and Seattle Seahawks supporter.

Follow Adam on Twitter @AdamR2312


Wednesday 11 October, 13:30 The Big Tent, Wimbledon Common, London
Wimbledon Bookfest & Battle of Ideas Question Time

Saturday 28 October, 16:00 Frobisher 4-6
What is to be done? Literature and the Russian Revolution

Sunday 29 October, 12:00 Free Stage
Hot off the press – Taking the knee: Should politics and sports mix?

Sunday 29 October, 14:00 Cinema 3
After the riots: is prison reform still possible?