“I joined the CLES Board in order to explore more closely models of linking communities to economies. As a practitioner, who has worked a vast majority of my career in London, I am particularly keen to understand how community wealth building models can be applied and achieved within the complexities of large urban areas.”
Andy has spent 25 years working across local government working in a range of settings to promote local economic growth, neighbourhood regeneration and large scale redevelopment. He is currently the Chief Executive of the London Borough of Redbridge, in East London where he is seeking to drive excellence and re-invent the relationship between the Council and the community within the challenges of austerity. Andy is the lead Chief Exceutive in London for Housing and Regeneration.
Leadership, democracy, regeneration, neighbourhood renewal, economic development, housing
Specialist support to CLES:
Andy is supporting CLES’ work on deepening democracy.