Andrew is the Knowledge Transfer Adviser for Lancashire and Cumbria.
The Knowledge Transfer Partnerships promote business led, open innovation by connecting companies with academic expertise to enable them to grow their business. Andrew looks after businesses supporting their projects with knowledge bases in many parts of the country. He also maintains relationships with a number of designated universities in relation to their participation in the programme.
Andrew has a B.Sc. and Ph.D. in biochemistry and has spent most of his working life managing new product developments in biotechnology, in vitro diagnostics and instrumentation companies, including 11 years as a director of a public company.
Andrew is the KTA for the following institutions:
Blackpool and The Fylde College
University of Bolton
Centre for Ecology and Hydrology (Lancaster)
University of Cumbria
East Lancashire Institute of Higher Education (Blackburn)
Freshwater Biological Association
University of Central Lancashire
Westlakes Research Institute (Whitehaven)