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Andy Hardy

Professor Andy Hardy

Chief Executive Officer, University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust

Andy was appointed Chief Executive Officer in 2010. For the six years prior to that he was Chief Finance Officer of UHCW, as well as Deputy Chief Executive Officer from 2008-2010.
In addition, Andy sits on a number of boards including the following:
• West Midlands Academic Health Science Network (WMAHSN)
• Warwick Business School Faculty Advisory Board
• NHS Elect
• Beamtree Global Impact Committee, and
• Chair of University Hospitals Association (from April 2022)
• Consultative Committee of Accountancy Bodies (from March 2023)
• Member of Coventry University’s Vice Chancellor’s Health Advisory Board (from April 2023)

In January 2016 Andy was appointed Professor of Industry at the University of Warwick and in 2022 awarded the Honorary Degree of Doctor of Business Administration at Coventry University in recognition of his leadership and significant contribution to healthcare provision across Coventry and Warwickshire. In April 2023 he accepted the appointment of Professor for the Vice Chancellor’s Health Advisory Board, Coventry University.
Andy has served as:
• CIPFA President
• HFMA President
• Chair of A.U.H. Finance Directors
Andy is also a Director of Albany Theatre Trust, Coventry, and a Trustee of ExtraCare.
In August 2023, Andy was appointed as Deputy Chair for the newly established National Improvement Board.
Working closely with David Fillingham CBE, he will lead and support the identification and delivery of national improvement priorities in line with NHS IMPACT and associated improvement approaches.

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