Nasir Adam raised in Butetown; the son of a merchant navy seaman, Nasir Adam is the first Somali Plaid Cymru Candidate in Wales, a local community campaigner who is passionate about Community development and Equality. He was the lead regeneration officer for the Loudoun Square Regeneration and successfully gained the Cultural Inspire Mark for the London 2012 Olympics for the Butetown Community. Current working for an Assembly member as researcher and support staff. Nasir is also supporting the new Tiger bay the Musical Production for the Wales Millennium Centre, co-ordinating engaging and providing opportunities for 50 young people in Butetown to develop their skills as well as having the opportunity of taking part in the production.
Nasir is also on the Board of Directors for SSAP – Sub Sahara Advisory Panel, Ty Cerdd, National Youth Orchestra of Wales.
Nasir is also the founder and co-ordinator of the Riverside Home Work Club, a free home-work provision that supports young people in deprived communities.