Andy Newnham

College Business Engagement Partner, University of Birmingham

Andy leads the University of Birmingham’s Business Engagement function across the College of Social Sciences (including Birmingham Business School), the College of Arts and Law, and the College of Life and Environmental Sciences. Andy and the ‘BE’ team are responsible for developing relationships with external partners for collaborative and contract research, consultancy, executive education, degree apprenticeships, and enhanced and engaged in-curriculum activities. Andy is also the University’s Account Manager for its strategic partnerships with KPMG, Lloyds Banking Group, HSBC and Business in the Community.

Working with partners from major multinationals to SMEs and the public and third sectors, Andy has experience of what makes academic/business relationships work. Recently he has been the University’s commercial lead during the pitch, negotiation and set-up of the Lloyds Banking Group Centre for Responsible Business – a £2.5M investment that aims to transform responsible business practice in the banking world and beyond.


Session InfluenSSAHing people to deliver impact, income and engagement in Social Sciences, Arts and Humanities
Room Tinto
Time 14:00 - 15:15
Date Tuesday 5th June, 2018
Theme Winning Friends & Influencing People
Style Workshop
Speakers Andy Newnham - College Business Engagement Partner, University of Birmingham
Veronica Littlewood - Research Planning Partner, University of Birmingham
Dr Kate Miller - Head of Public Engagement, University of Bristol
Dr Andrew Wray - Senior Knowledge Exchange Manager, University of Bristol