Profile photo of Adam, a white man with a short beard, smiling at the camera.

Adam Hyland

Director of Accessibility and Inclusion

Pronouns: he/him

Adam is a co-founder and Director of Accessibility and Inclusion at D&A. Adam is recognised as an expert in disability inclusion consultancy and training, and regularly presents to international and national audiences. In 2023, Adam was named on The Shaw Trust’s Disability Power 100 in the ‘Digital and Tech’ category for his work on our AXS Passport.

In his role at D&A, he oversees our training, consultancy and research, building partnerships with local, national and international organisations. He manages and collaborates with everyone across D&A’s staff and freelance community, delivering on the creation and fulfilment of activity for all clients including Utilita, Innovate UK, Knowledge Transfer Network (KTN), Fujitsu, Coast to Capital, NHS Leadership Academy, the London Borough of Lambeth and the UN World Food Programme.

Adam has also given evidence to a UK Government Commission on barriers to employment for disabled people, is a certified instructor for both Mental Health First Aid England and i-ACT Mental Health courses and has previously sat on the advisory board of the Global Disability Innovation Hub which was tasked with promoting innovation for disabled people across the globe. He, along with his D&A colleagues, were recognised for their work in the inclusive recruitment by winning the RIDI (Recruitment Industry Disability Initiative) Awards for Disability Specialist and Overall Impact 2020.

Adam defines as a disabled person when he faces societal barriers that don’t include his lived experience.