Dr Andy Richards
Global Systems Institute Manager
Innovation Centre, University of Exeter, Rennes Drive, Exeter, EX4 4RN, UK
Andy leads on supporting the Director and Academic Management Team in the development of the Global Systems Institute (GSI). This new interdisciplinary institute will play a leading role in solving global challenges and shaping the future world through transformative research, education and impact. Andy coordinates the creation of the Institute’s strategy and leads on developing and delivering the operational plan to achieve the vision and strategic priorities. This includes forming transdisciplinary research teams, engagement with partner research organisations, establishing new education programmes and a vibrant doctoral training programme.
Prior to this role Andy led the Research Development and Strategic Partnerships Team within the University’s research management service. Before joining the University of Exeter Andy worked in the life-science industry in a range of organisations from start-ups to global corporations.