Deputy Leader, Explorer, Mountaineer, Amateur Archaeologist
Hailing from Canada, Adam is an investment banker working for the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce where he is responsible for ESG and diversified banking in the Asia Pacific Region. He has worked in London, France, Japan, Hong Kong and Calgary.
He was awarded degrees in Chemical Engineering and Classics from Queens University at Kingston, Canada, an MBA from INSEAD, and a Masters in Mechanical Engineering from the Colorado Schools of Mines with a focus on developing Resources in Space. He is currently working on a doctorate studying the privatization and commercialization of the space resources industry.
He has also been honored with admittance into the Order of St. John, a Paul Harris Fellowship by Rotary International, a Baden Powell Fellowship by the World Scout Foundation and by the Scott Polar Research Institute of Cambridge University. Adam is also a fellow of the Royal Geographic Society and the Royal Asiatic Society.
Adam Janikowski is a sportsman and adventurer having completed the Boston Marathon and the Athens Classic Marathon, as well as a successful summit of Mt. Everest in Nepal. As a member of the Explorers Club, he has led and participated as a key member of numerous expeditions.