Andy is the CEO of PARN, which he founded in 1998 in Bristol.
He is also Professor of Management and Economics in the Department of Management at the University of Bristol, where he has taught since 1974. Andy is originally from Canada, but has lived in England since 1970.
Through PARN, Andy has carried out research projects and written books on continuing professional development, governance, member services, ethical codes and routes to membership.
Andy has been widely published in academic journals, with over 400 citations of his work listed in the various citation indices.
Andy is available for comment regarding any of PARN's key research issues and how they relate to the professions and link to the professional body sector. Please get in touch if you are interested in finding out more about our research, analysis or to get an opinion from Andy directly.
Recent projects include:
- Participating in the Lord Mayor of London's Trust Advisory Group
- Contributing to consultancy work with Quality and Qualifications Ireland (QQI) on accreditation of Irish Higher Education Institutions by professional bodies
- Running PARN’s CEO Forum
- Presenting and writing on Populism and Professionalism
- Editing and contributing to PARN’s annual Professional Body Sector Review