Dr Andrew West

Consulting Fellow

A higher education specialist with 30 years of unrivalled expertise spanning governance and professional services.

As University Secretary at the University of Sheffield, Andrew provided key advice and support to the University’s Council and governance structure, working closely with the University Executive Board.

Before his appointment as University Secretary, Andrew led academic and student-related professional services at the University of Sheffield for eleven years. He had a wide remit covering student recruitment and admissions, academic services including learning and teaching support, registry and student administration, careers and employability, and a broad range of student support and wellbeing services.

Dr West is a former Chair of AMOSSHE – The Student Services Organisation. Other previous appointments include membership of the Executive of IASAS – a global student affairs organisation.  He is a former Trustee of Liverpool Hope University Students’ Union, former Strategic Adviser to the Association of University Administrators, and he is currently an Associate of Advance HE.