Andrew joined the Centre in July 2010. As part of the senior management team he has overall responsibility for the Centre's Policy and Research activities.
Previous work: Andrew has 15 years of experience working with business, community and public sector leaders to develop strategies, partnerships and projects to address issues including urban competitiveness, economic development finance, inner city entrepreneurship and community economic development.
Prior to joining the Centre, Andrew was a Director of Rocket Science, an economic development consultancy, leading the company’s work on economic development and financial exclusion. He has also worked for the London Development Agency focusing on leveraging private sector finance into London’s economic development and regeneration priorities; oneLondon, a private sector-led enterprise development agency; Greater London Enterprise, London’s economy development company; and the British Urban Regeneration Association (BURA). He also spent 6 months in the US as part of the Churchill Foundation’s Fellowship Programme reviewing urban economic development policy and practice in New York, Washington DC, Baltimore, Boston and Chicago.
Andrew studied at Middlesex University and the Bartlett School of Planning, UCL.
Andrew writes for the Centre for Cities' blog.
- Shifting Gears: Safeguarding Derby's economic growth Centre for Cities (2010)
- Beyond the Boundaries Centre for Cities (2010)