Diocesan Secretary/Chief Operating Officer
Andrew joined the Diocese in Europe as our Chief Operating Officer (Diocesan Secretary) in 2019 after a long career in the BBC. He was the presenter of the Breakfast programme on BBC Radio Merseyside in Liverpool in the 1980s, before moving to London to be Duty Editor on Radio 4's Today Programme and then PM and the World at One. In his later years at the BBC, Andrew was Head of Digital for BBC Radio which includes running websites, podcasting, apps and leading the digital presentation of the BBC Proms.
Andrew has filled a number of senior lay roles in the church. He was Churchwarden at St Martin-in-the-Fields in Trafalgar Square throughout the £34 million renewal programme. After serving as a governor when the school was founded, he is now Chair of Governors at St Magdalene Academy, an inner city Church of England Primary and Secondary School in Islington. He also chairs the Audit Committee at St James's Church in Piccadilly. Andrew is a member of the advisory committee to the ecumenical Heart Edge network of Churches.