Andrew is Programme Lead for the energy sector with the North East Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP), working to leveraging the region’s energy strengths to attract investment and create more and better jobs. He works across public, private and academic sector partners, and with local and national government, facilitating collaboration and leading creation of a coordinated energy strategy for the region.
His role includes shaping a pipeline of strategic regional energy projects to support through delivery. His main programmes of work are around commercialising opportunities for regional energy projects, supporting the offshore energy and subsea technology sector, and championing the North East’s energy innovation and demonstration capabilities.
Andrew has extensive programme leadership experience, having created and delivered energy and low carbon programmes nationally and internationally in a number of different sectors. He is a chartered environmentalist and a member of the energy institute, as well as being a published journal author.