Andrew Dakers is Chief Executive of West London Business. He grew up in Brentford, West London and he still lives and works locally. Andrew is a tireless campaigner on both local and global issues.
Andrew’s career has spanned IT at the BBC, business change management at GSK, campaigning for WWF-UK, leading Public Affairs at corporate responsibility charity Business in the Community, and leading Spark! a West London-based Education Business Partnership. Andrew was a founder director of fast fashion brand Strawberry Kats.
Andrew was Course Leader and a tutor in Business Ethics & Sustainability on the University of Bradford’s MBA programme (2010-15). The online MBA is ranked #8 globally by The Financial Times. Andrew was selected as a London Leader 2012/13 by the London Sustainable Development Commission.
He has worked in Fiji, India, Uganda, UAE and the USA, and gained an MSc Development Management from The Open University in 2002.
Andrew is a member of UKSIF and the Institute of Corporate Responsibility & Sustainability, as well as a subscriber to the Institute of Business Ethics.