Andrew Nurse, Innovation Manager

Andrew joined CSIC in May 2019 as Project Manager for strategic public and private sector collaborative programmes following a period of nearly 10 years in financial services. Prince2-qualfied, Andrew commenced his project management career in mechanical design, working for over 20 years in the aerospace, defence, and construction sectors. In 2000 Andrew led the creation of an Innovation Centre for off-highway construction vehicles. Andrew has deep experience in innovation management, learning and development, business process improvement, lean manufacturing, design for manufacture, computer-aided design, and structural testing working across both the private and public sectors. He is passionate about fostering strong relationships that support the realisation of innovation to meet the strategic aims of clients and partners. He holds a degree and PhD in Mechanical Engineering.