Speaker

Andrew Sissons
Managing Director
Andrew Sissons Consulting
Andrew worked for Hackney Council for 11 years starting as a senior project manager at Woodberry Down, moving on to lead the Dalston Junction development and became Head of Regeneration in late 2009. Andrew led many major initiatives for the Council such as Tech City and created the Hackney fashion hub and lead many award winning social economic development initiatives such as Ways into Work which has got 5000 people into work since 2010 and the Hackney100. Andrew was also responsible for Town Centres leading the development and business growth of Hackneys five main town centres. Prior to Hackney, Andrew worked in supply chain and logistics for major car firms specialising in Just in Time Logistics. Andrew went back to the private sector as the first of April and has ten clients focusing on development, hotels, tech and is the Strategy Director of the Hackney Fashion Hub and is a partner in a development company which is developing student and PRS homes around the UK.