Andrew is a member of the Senior Management Team of the GLA. He runs the GLA Intelligence Unit, whose job it is to manage and exploit city data so that it feeds policy and strategy development in the authority. He is Director of “Sharing Cities”, a €25m European Commission Smart Cities and Communities demonstrator programme being run across the cities of London, Lisbon and Milan.
Andrew is passionate about how data and supporting technologies can be used to drive public service improvement and city life. He is responsible for the London Datastore, recognised internationally as a winner in the Open Data Institute’s annual awards, and is working with Nesta to trial a data science approach to public service modernisation.
Andrew holds a number of external posts. He is a board member of Funding London, he is also an Honorary Fellow at University College London, a member of the external advisory board of the University of Warwick’s Institute of Science in Cities, and he sits on the Global City Leaders Advisory Board for the World Council on City Data.