Prof. Andrew Simpson

Associate Dean for External Business Advancement

Andrew has a PhD in Statistics (University of Newcastle upon Tyne), an MBA with Distinction (University of Newcastle upon Tyne) and a B.A. (Hons) Management Science with Computing (Univeristy of Kent at Canterbury).

Andrew joined the Management School in June 2013, prior to this he was at Newcastle University Business School for nearly 12 years, where he served as MBA Director, Director of Executive Education and Subject Group Head Operations Management.

Prior to joining academia Andrew worked in a number of commercial roles, mainly as a business turnaround consultant in the SME sector.

Andrew is an external examiner of the MBA programme at Manchester Metropolitan University and has previously held that role at Brunel University. He is also a reviewer for The International Journal of production Economics and European Journal of Operational Research.

Andrew is an experienced AMBA assessor and has been an external panel member of a MBA programme re-validation.