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Adam Lester

Head of Corporate Strategy

Adam Lester is the Head of Corporate Strategy and a Partner at Cambridge Associates.

Adam joined the firm in 2022 and is a member of the firm’s executive leadership team. In his role, he works with the CEO and other members of the leadership team to define the firm’s strategic direction and execute against major strategic initiatives.

Adam currently serves on the board of the Children’s Law Center, which represents New York City children in custody, guardianship, visitation, domestic violence, and child protective cases.

Before joining Cambridge Associates, Adam was the Head of Strategy in the Americas for J.P. Morgan Asset Management. Prior to that he was an engagement manager at McKinsey & Company, where his clients were primarily financial services companies. Adam started his career in the Private Equity Division of Lehman Brothers, where he was a founding member of the Private Funds Group.

Adam received his MBA from Columbia Business School, and his MPhil in Classics from Cambridge University on a Fulbright Scholarship. He received his BA from Brown University.

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