Andy is the Director of Policy and Communication at the Institution of Chemical Engineers (IChemE). He joined IChemE in 1999 after 14 years in the manufacturing industry. He project-managed the Seventh World Congress of Chemical Engineering and has been closely involved in the delivery of several major IChemE initiatives including the successful ‘whynotchemeng’ careers campaign and the Chemical Engineering Matters project. Andy has written speeches and specialist briefings for many decision-makers and opinion-formers. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry, a Member of the Chartered Institute of Public Relations and the American Institute of Chemical Engineers.