Adam Tyson

Adam Tyson is Head of Higher Education at the Directorate General for Education and Culture at the European Commission. He is responsible for developing EU higher education policies, overseeing the implementation of the higher education strand of the Erasmus+ Programme and preparing proposals for the future. Adam previously held posts directing EU education policy more widely, and also worked on issues such as combating poverty and social exclusion, fighting discrimination and communication and speechwriting for both Education and Employment Commissioners. Before moving to the Commission, Adam spent ten years in Brussels working for the UK Government in the fields of labour and social affairs, education and youth.

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