Andrew became Regional Director for the North West and West Midlands in November 2021.
Before this he was appointed Regional Director for the North West in November 2016, taking on responsibility for the South West as well in July 2021. Andrew was appointed Her Majesty’s Inspector in 2005. Since joining Ofsted he has worked in school improvement, school inspection policy and organisational restructuring. His previous posts in Ofsted were Senior Her Majesty’s Inspector in the West Midlands and Regional Director for the East of England.
Before joining Ofsted, Andrew was a successful head teacher, and worked in an advisory capacity for a local authority.