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Adam Sharpe

Deputy Managing Editor

London

Adam was previously Publishing Director for IEG Vu and IEG Policy, Editor of Agra Europe, and held senior reporting roles for market-leading publications such as The Public Ledger and Foodnews.

Before he became a journalist, Adam worked in the marketing industry for leading UK and multinational companies. He has a BA (Hons) degree in management from the University of Brighton.

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