Adam Paynter is currently the Leader of Cornwall Council. Adam has been a member of the council since its inception in 2009 and previous to that was a member of Cornwall County Council for 8 years. Adam has previously held many positions in the Council including Deputy Leader, Cabinet Member for Environment & Heritage and Resources.
Adam studied agriculture at degree level and works on diversifying his family’s farm into renewable energy ventures.
Adam lives with his wife and 2 children. He enjoys many sports both playing and watching. He is a keen festival attender and attends both Glastonbury and Reading music festivals volunteering for a medical charity.