Adam Price was born in Carmarthen into a miner’s family and was educated at Ysgol Dyffryn Amman and then Cardiff University where he graduated with a BSc in Economics. He went on to become a Managing Director of Newidiem, a UK policy and economics consultancy and Executive Director of the Welsh economic development and cultural change agency Menter a Busnes.
He was an MP between 2001 and 2010 gaining widespread recognition for his campaigning work and his attempt to have Tony Blair impeached over his role in the Iraq war.
Following his time in Westminster he was awarded a Fulbright Scholarship to study at Harvard University where he studied a Masters in Public Administration and became a Fellow at the Centre for International Development at the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University.
His decision to return to frontline politics was greeted with huge enthusiasm.