Andrew Henderson joined Pinsent Masons as Director of Public Policy in September 2016, before which he was Head of Public Affairs and External Relations at a new challenger bank being created from within one of the UK’s largest financial services companies.
Andrew has over 16 years’ experience in the public policy and strategic communications industry, with deep experience across Edinburgh, London and the UK regions.
Previously founding director of a major Government Relations consultancy practice, he has advised a broad range of clients on their relations with government, local authorities, media and other influential stakeholders across the country.
Educated in Politics at the University of Edinburgh, Andrew also has an MBA and is a member of both the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) and the Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR).
Across previous roles he has advised a broad range of major PLCs, SMEs, third sector, and other organisations on public policy and strategic communications issues.
Formerly a board member of Citizens Advice Edinburgh, Andrew has recently joined the board of The Rock Trust, a charity working to support young people who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless.