New Board Member elected

Oct 23, 2013

Following the recent election for the vacant position on LUPC’s Board, we can now confirm that most votes were cast in favour of Andrew Young, who is Chief Operating Officer at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.

Andrew has a background in Science and HE management. He completed a PhD at Newcastle University before going on to work in research for eight years, then moving into administration. Andrew managed purchasing and finance in a large department, gaining experience in purchasing, efficiency and as a deputy for their Procurement Service in the regional purchasing consortium.

By the time he left Newcastle, he headed the administration of the Science and Engineering Faculty but in his final months in Newcastle he was on secondment as Director of Newcastle Science Company Ltd, a joint venture between the University and the City Council supporting business growth and generating inward investment.

Now Chief Operating Officer for the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. Andrew is responsible for the strategic leadership, management and development of the Estates, Health and Safety, Human Resources, IT, Library and Archives, Procurement and Registry services. He ensures high quality modern support services are delivered to underpin the School's growth and mission - improving health worldwide.

Andrew is acutely aware of the value of efficient and effective procurement in the sector, ensuring that the School extracts value for money in everything they do, in order that resources can be focused on core activities. Andrew hopes to contribute to this aim through membership of the LUPC Board.

LUPC welcomes Andrew to the Board and looks forward to working together in future.