Andy Begley
Andy Begley
Chief Executive
Shropshire Council

An accomplished leader within local government, Andy has enjoyed over 25 years of success, across both the public and private sector. From strategic planning and policy setting, to operational delivery as provider or commissioner, he understands the landscape of the public sector, the mechanics of local government, and the nuances of system wide design and delivery. By maintaining focus on outcomes and impacts, Andy understands how to leverage the capability and expertise of partners and stakeholders and realise the true potential of collaboration and cooperation. With an informed focus on behavioural economics, and a track record of progressive organisational leadership and development, he continues to influence and shape system responses to the requirements of a post covid economy. Andy contributes to national debate and provides challenge and thought leadership to contemporary issues both as a speaker, and through written articles in key publications and journals.