Andy is the National Wellbeing Director for Schools Advisory Service and on 1st May 2021 becomes the Strategic Lead for the Centre of Excellence in Mental Health in Schools based at Leeds Beckett University.
He is a Past President of the NAHT and was until December 2019, headteacher of the outstanding rated St Nicholas C of E Primary School in Blackpool.
He is a National Leader of Education, having worked in Blackpool schools for 22 years and also leads the Blackpool Teaching School Alliance.
Andy is also a member of the Blackpool Education Improvement Board and is a previous member of the Blackpool Opportunity Area Board. He was also a member of the NAHT Accountability Commission.
Andy’s wife is a teacher and he also has two teenage daughters. He loves to cycle and for his sins, is a season ticket holder at Preston North End.