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Jim Andrews
Chief Operating Officer

Jim Andrews

Jim joined BU in 2010 initially taking responsibility for our organisational development and human resources strategies, as well as being responsible for corporate governance and legal services. In 2012 Jim became Chief Operating Officer when the role was expanded to include executive responsibility for the development of our estate and IT, marketing and communications, fund raising activities, alumni relations and service excellence. He also has responsibility for equality and diversity and health and safety and is the University’s Nominated Officer for subsidiary companies.

Before joining BU in April 2010, Jim spent 11 years working for a number of NHS organisations during periods of significant change and development. Most recently he was Executive Director – Strategy and Organisational Development for a leading NHS Foundation Trust where he led on the implementation of the Trust’s strategy; business planning and development; organisational development; learning and development; and human resource management. Prior to this Jim was Director of Human Resources for a Primary Care Trust during a period of financial turnaround and also spent several years working for the Department of Health.

Jim graduated from the University of Hertfordshire in 1999, is a Chartered Director with the Institute of Directors and a Chartered Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development.

Contact Details
Name: Heidi Ford, Executive Assistant
Email: fordh@bournemouth.ac.uk
Telephone: +44 (0) 1202 965060

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