Andrew was appointed Director for Children and Families in April 2023.
The Director for Children and Families is responsible for early learning and childcare, children's rights, child protection and wellbeing, child and maternal health, keeping The Promise, care experience and whole family wellbeing, the Office of the Chief Social Work Adviser, the Redress scheme and sponsorship of Disclosure Scotland.
Andrew’s previous posts in the Scottish Government include:
- Director for Early Learning and Childcare
- Director for Budget and Public Spending
- Director for Sustainable Land Use and Rural Policy
Andrew attended Aberdeen University where he studied Geography and International Relations, and studied Development Management at the Open University.
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