Everyone in our team plays an important role in helping to build the foundations of a healthier society.
Andy has been our Executive Director of Programmes since 2020. Andy leads our programmes’ funding and partnerships, as well as the work of our data, evidence and impact teams in support of our urban health work.
He has spent his career working on how poverty and deprivation affect people’s chances in life in the UK and abroad. He started out as a poverty researcher at Oxford University before moving into government including time as a senior education adviser in the Prime Minister’s Strategy Unit. After that he moved into the third sector as Deputy Chief Executive of the Tony Blair Africa Governance Initiative and then Chief Executive of Impetus a venture philanthropy charity focused on social mobility. Andy is a trustee of Generation, a youth employment charity.