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Finance Director

Andy Holding

Andy is responsible for the financial strategy and performance of the University. He is also responsible for day-to-day operational finance and procurement and leads the University’s Finance Department.

He is a Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy (CIPFA) qualified accountant. Prior to joining the University as Head of Finance in 2008, Andy was Deputy Director of Finance at Birmingham City University. He has also worked in local government and the NHS.

Andy studied Geology at Oxford University and has an MSc in Information Management from Birmingham City University. He has a strong interest in Information Systems, was previously a member of the British Universities Finance Directors' Group (BUFDG) Financial Systems Group and contributed to the BUFDG Guide to Choosing Financial Systems.