Andy Stephens is Director of Finance for Loughborough University and a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales. Prior to his move to Loughborough, Andy worked in private sector finance roles across corporate recovery, hi-tech manufacturing, global telecommunications and IT development before moving to the public sector in 2007 as Director of Resources at Merseyside Police. 

Andy is currently chair of the North Eastern Universities Purchasing Consortium, member of the audit committee for the Manufacturing Technology Centre, vice chair of the British Universities Finance Directors Group and delivers strategic finance input to AdvanceHE’s Top Management Programme.  Away from work, Andy volunteers as a Community First Responder, working alongside East Midlands Ambulance Service to attend life threatening medical emergencies in his local area. Andy is also ‘occasionally active’ on Twitter.