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Governor Andrew Harris

Andrew Harris

Andrew Harris is Director of Campaigns and Alumni Relations at the University of Sheffield, a role that he started on October 2020.

Andrew spent 7 years on the Executive Board of Aston University. Andrew has 22 years’ experience working with charities and good causes such as The Royal British Legion, Children with Leukaemia, CLIC, Victim Support and Oxford University. The last 20 years have been spent in the education sector.

Prior to taking the role at Aston, Andrew spent 3 years as Director of Development at Cheltenham College. Andrew helped the College deliver the first 2 phases of a Major Capital Campaign that included a substantial refurbishment to the College’s main building and the construction of a new boarding house. Prior to College, Andrew spent 8 years at the University of Birmingham as Head of Major Gifts and with a very able team took a £60m Campaign from feasibility study through to completion.

Outside of work Andrew has two children, Jacob and Martha; is passionate about all sport (particularly those that involve a racquet) and loves reading and politics.