Andrew Hammond, Lay Member (Governance), Audit Chair and Deputy Lay Chair

Andrew is an experienced Executive and Non Executive Director.  Andrew spent his early career establishing a National Awareness Charity before heading to Royal Mail where he held numerous senior leadership positions from heading up advertising through to being responsible for the nations stamps as Managing Director of Stamps & Collectibles.  Notable successes include spearheading the Gold Medal Stamps and Gold Postboxes at the 2012 London Olympics and putting the global phenomenon of Star Wars on our stamps.  

Andrew is currently Chief Executive of Instructus, an education charity working in the apprenticeship area, and which owns companies delivering training and development programmes..  He is ultimately responsible for Instructus, Instructus Skills, CQM Ltd, The Springboard Consultancy and the Institute of Paralegals.  Andrew has a passion for ensuring everyone has the opportunity to reach their potential.  Having spent many years leading successful teams he joined Instructus to fulfil this ambition on a wider scale.

Andrew has a breath of experience from being ultimately responsible for organisational P&L for many years.  He brings this experience to bear as Chair of Audit Committee for Corby CCG.

Away from work Andrew is married with two teenage girls, and is actively involved in local community organisations.  He has a passion for food and wine and is often found trying to walk off any excess in the lakeland fells.