Andy is the Director of NDI, an EEF business support organsition providing intelligence led supply chain solutions for companies operating or seeking to enter the defence, security, aerospace and space sectors.
Following a career as a commissioned officer in the Royal Navy, Andy joined the Regional Development Agency, One North East, in 2007. He then became a consultant for Northern Defence Industries prior to joining EEF in 2012.
At present he is a board member of the Corporation of Trinity House in Newcastle upon Tyne, a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society, a Commander in the Royal Naval Reserve and a trustee for the Tyne Mariners Association. He was appointed as a Deputy Lieutenant for Northumberland in 2013.