Andrew Edwards
Andrew Edwards, Vice Chair, Port of Milford Haven
Andrew Edwards
Vice Chair

Andrew Edwards

Vice Chair

Andrew is an important advocate for managing and maintaining strong stakeholder relationships, both internally and externally. He chairs the Stakeholder Accountability Committee, guiding on issues that impact the Port’s wide ranging stakeholder base. He has particular focus on Critical Incident Management, applying skills developed during a long career covering both operational and strategic policing roles. As a Welsh speaker, Andrew advises on how the Port can balance the demands of its international audience with its increasing home audience profile.

Biography

Following graduation from the University of Wales, Aberystwyth, Andy spent two years working on civil engineering projects in the UK and the Middle East before joining the police service in 1979. He undertook a variety of operational and administrative roles and was the Acting Chief Constable for Dyfed-Powys Police before being appointed Deputy Chief Constable for all Wales in 2009 where he had operational responsibility for serious and organised crime and counter-terrorism. Andrew is Chair of Victim Support Wales and also sits on the Welsh board for the Equality and Human Rights Commission.

Andy is an honorary fellow and part-time lecturer at the University of Wales, Trinity St David, was previously a visiting lecturer at the John Jay College of Criminal Justice in New York and is a graduate of the FBI National Academy.

He is based in Carmarthenshire and is a Welsh speaker.

Andy joined the Board in 2012, becoming Vice Chair in 2018. He is a member of the Nominations Committee, as well as Chair of the Stakeholder Accountability Committee.