Member of the Manufacturing Policy Panel
Andrew Churchill is the Managing Director of JJ Churchill ltd, a 75 year-old high-quality, precision-engineering business in aerospace, power generation, defence and high-horsepower diesel engine sectors employing 135 highly-skilled and motivated people. Products include gas-turbine blades and complex diesel engines assemblies supported by the application of advanced manufacturing software and state-of-the-art metrology.
After reading Chemistry at, Oxford, Andrew spent ten years working in China and Australia in a variety of manufacturing sectors including pharmaceuticals, 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 and sits on their economic policy and tax committees. Andrew is a school governor as well as a trustee-director of Midlands Group Training Services, a centre of excellence for education, training and development of engineering apprentices. Previously, Andrew sat on the Ministerial Advisory Group on Manufacturing and is currently part of the All Party Parliamentary Groups for both Manufacturing and Trade and Investment, and a member of the IET’s Manufacturing Policy Panel.