Adam Schwab

Co-Founder and CEO | Luxury Escapes


Adam Schwab is the Co-Founder and CEO of Luxury Escapes, one of the world’s fastest growing online travel sites, with more than 7 million members and rapidly growing customer bases in international markets. Luxury Escapes partners with some of the world’s best known and loved travel brands to change the way you book and experience a holiday. Adam was originally a corporate lawyer specialising in Mergers & Acquisitions at HerbertSmithFreehills before becoming a founding director of privately-owned corporate accommodation and services group, Living Corporate Apartments, before founding what would become Luxury Escapes with school friend, Jeremy Same. Adam is a financial journalist and business commentator specialising in corporate governance, economics and start-ups. In 2010, Adam released the Amazon (microeconomics) bestseller, ‘Pigs at the Trough: Lessons from Australia’s Decade of Corporate Greed’, published by John Wiley & Sons. In addition to Luxury Escapes, Adam has been a director of the Myeloma Foundation of Australia for 10 years, and has run two Melbourne Marathons completely barefoot to raise funds for the foundation.


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