Andrew works for the Scottish Government’s Chief Scientist’s Office Innovation Team with a focus on bringing new health and social care innovations into the NHS and Social Care. Supporting the Government’s Innovation Plan to increase the quality and quantity of industrial innovation in health care and Life Sciences. Specifically driving productivity in public and private sectors to sustain health care services and harness global innovations.
Levering exponential change in mobile computing, digital manufacturing, robotics, artificial intelligence, networks & sensors and systems biology. Supporting convergence of activity in these areas through proactive collaboration between industry, academia and the NHS. Engaging with international experts to resolve known local challenges and find future solutions through creative collaborations.
Andrew has a strong association with Life Sciences and economic development in Scotland aligning closely with European and Global interests. National role in bringing exponentially changing health innovations into the Scottish market.
He has 30 years in practice and Executive Management in health and social care with post graduate qualifications in Economics, Business Management and Primary Care.