Member of the Manufacturing Policy Panel
Andrew Churchill is the Managing Director of JJ Churchill Ltd, a 79 year-old, precision aerospace engineering business.
After reading Chemistry at Oxford, Andrew spent ten years working in China and Australia in a variety of manufacturing sectors including pharmaceuticals, steel mills, foundry chemicals and printing inks. The exposure to a variety of industries and cultures has provided a useful platform for his current role running the family business.
From an industrial engagement perspective, Andrew is on the main board of EEF (as well as sitting on their economic policy and tax committees) and a member of ADS, active on their aerospace members’ committee and external affairs board.
Andrew is a governor at two schools as well as a trustee-director of Midlands Group Training Services, a centre of excellence for education, training and development of engineering apprentices; he is also a trustee-director with the Design and Technology Association.
Previously, Andrew sat on the Ministerial Advisory Group on Manufacturing and has been part of the All Party Parliamentary Groups for both Manufacturing and Trade & Investment; is a Fellow of the IET and a member of their Manufacturing Policy Panel.