Andy is a former public sector leader, who has successfully delivered change and critical live services throughout his career.

Andy joined Channel 3 from the Welsh Ambulance Services NHS Trust (WAST), where he was CIO and a member of the board, with responsibility for all digital services covering 111, 999, emergency medical services and patient transport nationally for 3.1 million people. He was WAST’s first digital executive and oversaw the rollout of personal tablets to paramedics, a new 111 website, the rollout of Office 365 and the journey off paper, with a new nationally available electronic patient record. All whilst responding to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Prior to WAST Andy worked in large acute trusts and NHS Digital, delivering complex programmes, cyber-security and policy roles. Prior to his NHS career, he was an officer in the Royal Navy for 12 years, specialising in air traffic control in a role that saw him command a team of 70 controllers across 4 airfields and multiple appointments at sea, including talking jets down to the aircraft carrier HMS Ark Royal.

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I am a proud Yorkshireman, and a prouder dad and husband. I am passionate about delivering meaningful change through technology.