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. He sits on the Wales boards for the Equality and Human Rights Commission and Victim Support.
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 and is a member of the Nominations Committee, as well as Chairman of the Stakeholder Accountability Committee.