Adrian Cohen is Chair of the London Jewish Forum, a position he has held since 2006 and in this capacity has worked to promote the interests of the Jewish community of London within the Greater London Authority.
He holds a number of other positions in the community. He is deputy for Highgate United Synagogue on the Board of Deputies of British Jews and co-ordinator of the work placed Jewish community within Canary Wharf. He is on the advisory board of the Langdon Trust. He is active within the Labour Friends of Israel and chaired the annual lunch of the LFI in 2011, at which Ed Miliband was the keynote speaker.
He has been active in the anti-boycott movement and was a founder member of Engage, formed to counter the boycott of Israeli academics.
He was an original signatory of the statement of the New Leadership Network.
In his professional life he is a partner in the banking and finance practice of international law firm Clifford Chance LLP.