Andrew Brown

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Andrew joined the Board in June 2020. He is is a Chartered Surveyor who worked in private practice and then spent 26 years with Church Commissioners for England, as Chief Surveyor (1994-2003) and then Secretary (CEO), before retiring in January 2020.

He is currently Chair of William Leech Investments and Foundation Trusts, a charitable investment companies owned by five Christian charities. He is also a Director of USS (Universities Superannuation Scheme) and was Chair of Trustees for the267project children’s charity between 2007 and 2010. In addition, he sits on the Board of Finance and chairs the Glebe Committee for the Diocese of St Albans.

Andrew is an accredited mediator from the Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution and a Trustee of Mediation Hertfordshire, a local mediation service offering pro bono mediation to communities in the county.

In January 2020, he was awarded an OBE for services to the Church.