Conservative Mayoral Candidate for the West Midlands
Andy has combined a career with John Lewis, Britain’s most successful workers’ co-operative, with a host of high-profile economic development roles.
Starting on the John Lewis graduate scheme, Andy rose through the ranks to become Managing Director, overseeing the most successful periods in the company’s history.
He was the Chair of the Greater Birmingham & Solihull Local Enterprise Partnership between 2011 and 2016, helping build the relationships underpinning the economic growth of the region.
Andy was awarded the CBE for services to the national economy. He was named the ‘Most Admired Leader’ by business magazine, Management Today in 2014.