Andy Ware - Director, Strategic Partnerships

Andy is responsible for establishing and developing partnerships with employers across a range of sectors and types of organisations, to help us design, develop and deliver degree programmes and learning resources and materials shaped by industry. He is also responsible for business development, by embedding our programmes within employers’ Learning and Development (L&D), recruitment and training programmes, and recruiting their staff onto our courses.Andy is involved in establishing our validating university partnerships too, as well as strategic partnerships with other institutions and professional bodies, in the UK and internationally.

Andy is a career educational media and services professional, with over 28 years experience of working for global market leaders, including McGraw-Hill, Pearson, the BBC and Elsevier. For the last 20 years, he has held Director or Managing Director level positions, growing budding businesses in the UK and international markets and developing strategic partnerships with blue chip organisations.

Andy has a BA in English Literature and a MA in Modern and Contemporary Poetry from the University of Sheffield.