Andy Hardy

Chief Executive
University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust

Andy is Chief Executive Officer of University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust (UHCW), one of the largest tertiary acute Trusts in the country, with an annual turnover in excess of £850m.

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 West Midlands Academic Health Science Network (WMAHSN), Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy (CIPFA), Warwick Business School Faculty Advisory Board, NHS Elect and Global Health Data at Work.

In January 2016 Andy was appointed Professor of Industry at the University of Warwick.

In addition to his Chief Executive Officer role, Andy was appointed as Senior Responsible Officer of the Coventry & Warwickshire STP Footprint in March 2016. A position he held till July 2021.

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.