Director - External Affairs, KPMG
Andy is KPMG’s director of external affairs. As part of the Corporate Affairs function, he coordinates the firms political and public policy engagement on issues as diverse as Brexit, industrial strategy, corporate responsibility and social mobility.
Before KPMG, Andy spent 5 years at the CBI where he was director of campaigns, and held responsibility for co-ordinating political engagement with all the major parties, putting across the business community’s views on the UK’s relationship with the European Union and raising awareness of the contribution the business community makes to delivering prosperity for our wider society.
Andy has held a number of policy and campaigning jobs. He has a background in election organisation at both local and national levels. As a campaign consultant, he advised on state elections in Sydney, Australia. He was a special adviser to the UK government, serving two cabinet ministers in three departments over four years.