Director of Research, Centre for Cities.
Andrew joined the Centre for Cities in July 2010 and has overall responsibility for the Centre's Policy and Research activities.
Andrew has 15 years of experience working with business, community and public sector leaders to develop strategies, partnerships and projects to address issues including urban competitiveness, economic development finance, inner city entrepreneurship and community economic development.
Prior to joining the Centre, Andrew was a Director of Rocket Science, an economic development consultancy, leading the companyís work on economic development and financial exclusion. He has also worked for the London Development Agency focusing on leveraging private sector finance into Londonís economic development and regeneration priorities; oneLondon, a private sector-led enterprise development agency; Greater London Enterprise, Londonís economy development company; and the British Urban Regeneration Association (BURA). He also spent six months in the US as part of the Churchill Foundationís Fellowship Programme reviewing urban economic development policy and practice in New York, Washington DC, Baltimore, Boston and Chicago.