Adrian’s Education, Qualifications and Interests

Born and bred in the West Country, Adrian Williams hails from Tiverton in Devon; a picturesque town at the confluence of the rivers Exe and Lowman.

Education & Qualifications

During his formative years, Adrian attended Tiverton Grammar School where he was successful in achieving his 9 O Levels and 3 A Levels. This enabled him to pursue his academic career by attending Southampton University where he studied Economics and graduated with a Bachelor of Science (Honours) degree. He then attended Aberystwyth University where he studied Marketing and successfully graduated with a Master of Science degree.


Adrian likes to keep fit and enjoys a healthy lifestyle. His interests are primarily sport related and he has played hockey for many years.  Adrian Williams has also had a successful career playing for the Wales Hockey Masters (the banner for representing Wales at veterans level),  with teams participating in banded age groups against not only the Home Nations,  but all across the world ranging from Holland, Germany and France through to South Africa, Australia, New Zealand and even Egypt. He has also played successfully for a number of years for his local hockey team.

He also enjoys skiing when he gets the opportunity. He is an experienced skier and enjoys skiing off piste, particularly in the French Alps.

He is an ardent Manchester United supporter and has been for many years, and has enjoyed watching them play on a number of occasions at Old Trafford and other premiership grounds.