Andy Woodfield

Andy started his career straight after school by working as an Engineering Design Apprentice. After completing an HND in Computing, Andy spent the next few years working in IT consultancy, project management and IT management. In 1998 he joined Price Waterhouse in London as an IT Security Consultant.

Andy was then admitted into Partnership on the 1st of July 2006. Andy is now the Lead Partner for the International Aid Development Consulting practice in PwC.

Working primarily with the Department for International Development (DFID) and other international donor organisations, they use the Global network of PwC member firms and associated subject matter experts to improve the lives of the poorest and most vulnerable in the world. Andy is also part of a team that is responsible for the development and delivery of Leadership, Culture and Talent programmes within PwC and with Clients, with a focus on helping individuals to be the best that they can be, and helping our clients create working environments that encourage people to be the best they can be.

Andy co-developed a programme called ‘Building Strength in Leaders’, this programme leverages both positive and cognitive psychology to help leadership teams build strength in preparation for and following traumatic business change. At the heart of the programme is a workshop that Andy developed a few years ago for the PwC Global Talent programme - Genesis Park, this workshop is called “Genius. Power. Dreams” and aims to help individuals and teams understand and respect their unique strengths and talents, understand how to use them more often, and finally to consider their legacy of life.

Andy is the sponsoring Partner for the firms inclusive business network, GLEE@PwC. This is an inclusive business network for gays, lesbians and everyone else, it’s open to everyone including clients and those in our extended networks and you don’t have to be gay or lesbian to join it, you just need to be passionate about valuing and exploring difference as something we all have in common.

He is also a School Governor and Trustee for Diversity Role Models and Action Break Silence.

Related Sessions
Saturday 18 October 2014, 17.30 Garden Room

Immigration: who should control our borders?

"Although 'battle' suggests destruction, these were some of the most constructive debates I've taken part in. This was civilised conflict in the best sense of both words."
Julian Baggini, author, Welcome to Everytown: A Journey into the English Mind, and The Ego Trick

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