Andy has been Chief Executive of the BDA for over 16 years and has over 25 years’ experience of leadership in the health sector, as well as in membership and regulatory bodies. He promotes the work of healthcare professionals nationally and internationally, representing the BDA around the world. As well as being an experienced CEO, Andy is a company director, charity trustee, lay advisor and management consultant. He has led the BDA to become an award winning association in the UK, winning several prestigious awards in recent years for its social media and campaigns activities. He is a Committee member of ‘Love British Food’ and sits on many national committees in the field of food and health. He is a visiting Lecturer at the University of Westminster and regularly presents at international conferences on leadership, governance and change management.