Andrew Harris joined Focus in June 2021 and has been blown away by the great work the charity does for Leicester’s young people. Andrew is a passionate champion of giving young people the best chances in life. He is an experienced Trustee and has various experiences of being involved with children’s social care, young people’s voluntary organisations and the education sector. 

His key skill is developing, and maintaining, the strategic direction of organisations, both in the voluntary and private sectors. He has a clear understanding of governance, including the Nolan principles and importance of safeguarding. In his working life, Andrew is the Operations Director of a UK manufacturer, employing 150 people in Leicestershire and a further 200 in the East and West Midlands.