Andrew has worked in the public, charity and business sectors in the UK and brings skills in general management and organisation development as well as a good working knowledge of the public sector. Most recently he was Chief Executive of Poole Council.

Andrew is also a trustee of Poole Young Carers charity, an adviser to the Local Government Association and is a Lay Adviser to the Dorset Police, Prison and Probation services through its Multi Agency Public Protection Panel. He is particularly interested in the contribution the BSO makes to the community it serves, especially those who are vulnerable or isolated in some way.