The Rt Hon Adam Ingram served as a Member of the UK Parliament from 1987-2010. He served as Minister of State at the Northern Ireland Office from 1997-2001 as Security Minister.
In this role he played a major part in the peace process which culminated in the Belfast Agreement (aka The Good Friday Agreement ). He was appointed to the Privy Council in 1999 for his contribution to the process.
In 2001, Prime Minister Tony Blair appointed him as Minister of State for the Armed Forces at the Ministry of Defence and as Deputy to the Secretary of State. His prime responsibility was ministerial oversight of Her Majesty’s Armed forces including the Special Forces and Counter-terrorism. His remit involved working with NATO and other allies with special responsibilities for the Middle East, North Africa, Sub-Saharan Africa and the Balkans.
After standing down as a Minister in 2007, he was appointed by Prime Minister Gordon Brown to head up a major study into the UK Defence contribution to Counter-terrorism and Resilience. He now operates as a security consultant and as a company director for ISSEE.