Andrew Newman

Position: Director of Workforce and Volunteering, Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games

Andy Newman is a senior leader with strong track record of strategic and operational delivery at both national and international levels. Andy Newman has garnered international recognition in delivering high volume workforce programs and mobilizing some of the world’s largest volunteer workforces recruiting over a quarter million people in recent years. With pivotal roles at the London Organizing Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games, Tough Mudder, the Houston Super Bowl Host Committee, and currently Birmingham Commonwealth Games as the Director of Workforce and Volunteering. Andy has consulted and spoken internationally sharing his experience and expertise in effective volunteer management. Andy has an Executive MBA from Birmingham Business School, University of Birmingham and a BA from University of Leicester and Colorado State University.