Andy is Director for Business, Investment and Culture at Coventry City Council. He has over 15 years’ experience working in the public sector to generate economic growth and development for Coventry and Warwickshire.
Andy has played a lead role in bringing in more than £500m of Regeneration funding to the City and wider conurbation, and delivering regeneration programmes to bring in new Inward Investment, create jobs and grow the business base across the City.
Recognised for his broad experience of influencing government economic policy, Andy has worked with multiple government departments on wide ranging agendas, including automotive and energy related initiatives with BEIS, local neighbourhood and regeneration with MHCLG, and more recently, regional economic growth and devolution with the Cities and Local Growth unit.
Most recently securing over £130m to locate the UK Battery Industrialisation Centre in Coventry.