Andrew takes executive leadership responsibility for the teaching and learning strategy at Luminate Education Group, alongside his pole position as chief executive of the White Rose Academies Trust (appointed 2016).
Born, raised and educated in Leeds, Andrew has worked most of his professional life in the education sector, including leadership roles at Leeds Beckett University, the University of Leeds, vice principal of the largest 3-18 special school in the UK, and headteacher of Todmorden High School.
Andrew’s leadership of schools has been nationally recognised. In 2018, he was awarded a lifetime Fellowship from the Winston Churchill Memorial Trust.
“Developing others is my purpose. Serving our students and witnessing their success stories is what drives me to do better every day.”
When he’s not at work, you’ll find this Liverpool FC fanatic reading a book or working out in the gym.