The aql story
aql CEO joins UK5G advisory board
aql founder and CEO Prof. Adam Beaumont has joined the advisory board of UK5G, a new industry body responsible for supporting the UK in becoming a global leader in the..Read More
aql CEO represents region at MIPIM
aql founder and CEO Prof. Adam Beaumont was in Cannes, France last week as part of Leeds City Region’s largest-ever delegation to MIPIM, the world’s leading property market. Beaumont was..Read More
Transport for the North’s Strategic Transport Plan launches at aql HQ
Ambitious Strategic Transport Plan launches at aql HQ Transport for the North unveiled its 30-year plan to transform the North’s transportation infrastructure today. Launched at aql’s headquarters in Leeds, the Strategic..Read More
Last year, Adam was awarded a visiting professorship in cyber security at the University of Leeds in recognition of his work in cyber and defence. In this role, he’s striving..Read More
Adam Beaumont leads First Northern Powerhouse trade mission
Adam leads a delegation of Northern business leaders on the first Northern Powerhouse trade mission, to San Francisco.
Inaugural Northern Powerhouse Partnership report launches
Osborne returned to Salem Chapel in February 2017 with Lord Jim O’Neill to launch the inaugural Northern Powerhouse Partnership (NPP) report.
Following a series of trips to Estonia, Adam helps found TechLink, a UK-Estonia technical collaboration platform that has led to numerous collaborations between companies and start-ups in two countries.
aql buys BlueWave
aql purchases Isle of Man-based BlueWave Communications following the death of its founder, Stuart Baggs (a former contestant on The Apprentice).
Birth of NorthInvest
In 2015, Adam identified a need to give tech startups better access to funding and created NorthInvest – a not-for-profit mutual which brings together angel investors and entrepreneurs across the..Read More
Northern Powerhouse concept launches at aql HQ
aql’s HQ, the historic Salem Chapel, hosts then-Prime Minister David Cameron and then-Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne for talks as part of the government’s plan to improve the Northern..Read More