Environment Agency , Chief Economist & Deputy Director
Andrew is Chief Economist and a Deputy Director at the Environment Agency. He leads the Environment Agency’s Economics and Social Science and FCRM research teams. His work includes:
- Leading on delivery of the 25 YEP
- Economics appraisal and Natural Capital
- Innovative funding and finance
Andrew joined the Environment Agency in 2016 from central Government, where he worked at the Cabinet Office and the Department for Communities and Local Government on devolution and local growth in England. Andrew was Head of Devolution Strategy at DCLG, leading the Government’s negotiations to devolve powers and funding to powerful elected mayors for major cities and counties.
Previously, Andrew worked as an economist at The Work Foundation, a Westminster-based think tank linked to Lancaster University. He has also worked as an economist at Halcrow, an international environment and infrastructure consultancy.