Speaker profile

Andrew Simpson

Deputy COO
Oasis Community Learning (Confirmed)

Andy is a Chartered Surveyor and qualified project manager with 30 years experience in serving and transforming the public estate.

With significant expertise in both capital delivery and facilities management, enables a joinedUp approach to managing an education estate.

Having worked within the commercial sector as a partner in a large construction consultancy for many years, Andy specialised in the Education sector for the last 10, moving from the commercial arena to join Oasis Community Learning almost 6 years ago.

At Oasis, Andy conceived, formed and now leads the Property function which is a full in house end to end service, based on the concept of ‘freeing the Educators to Educate’. As the Deputy COO, Andy’s remit is also to transform all enabling back office services into their 51 schools; lead on organisational growth (free schools and conversions) and be part of the Trust Executive leadership team.