Andrew Beattie


Andrew Beattie - Currently on sabbatical.

Andrew Beattie joined as the Director of Planning and Regulation and Head of Regulation and Licensing for the Marine Management Organisation (MMO). He was appointed Director of Operations in February 2013 and took up a position as Acting Chief Executive Officer in September 2014. He became Chief Operating Officer in January 2015.

He has over 18 years of private sector engineering and operations management experience across blue chip chemical manufacturing companies.

Andrew is a chartered mechanical engineer (MiMechE) and spent his early post graduate years with Imperial Chemical Industries (ICI) on Teesside. Following a divestment of the ICI bulk chemical business he worked for a number of companies across Europe and America in different business models and cultural backgrounds.

Previous roles in government

  • Acting Chief Operating Officer, MMO
  • Acting Chief Executive Officer, MMO
  • Director of Operations, MMO