Institute Associate Profile
Andy has held Assistant Director level posts in Public Health and Public Engagement in the North West of England and is an experienced change management specialist.
Following some time teaching and working in the voluntary and community sector, Andy joined the NHS as a service manager providing public health activities. Moving into commissioning public health services in a Local Authority, specialising in policy and activity to drive improvements in wider determinants, substance misuse and sexual health service redesigns, before finally heading up a corporate services department, including patient and public engagement, and it is in this area that he remains passionate. ‘I enjoy working alongside commissioners and providers to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of services, by ensuring user involvement and best practice consultation is applied to decision-making.’
Andy currently works as an advisor to a number of Local Authority and NHS organisations in the North West, and as a Senior Associate to the Consultation Institute.
Andy has an impressive list of tCI clients, including:
Tower Hamlets Borough Council, City of York and North Yorkshire Councils (shadow Combined Authority), Greater Manchester Health and Care Partnership, Sunderland CCG, North and South Tyneside CCGs, Walsall Council, Liverpool Women’s Hospital, Staffordshire CCGs, Shropshire CCG (Future Fit), and North of England CSU (Path to Excellence)
Andy specialises in advice and guidance and critical friend support for frontline managers and governing bodies as they seek best practice in order to reach the best decisions possible.
Andy’s wider experience is set out in his LinkedIn profile.