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Andy Hardy

Chief Executive of University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire

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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 following: West Midlands Academic Health Service Network, Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy (CIPFA), Warwick Business School Faculty Advisory Board and NHS Elect, Beamtree Global Impact Committee and is Chair of the University Hospitals Association.

In January 2016 Andy was appointed Professor of Industry at the University of Warwick and in 2022 awarded the Honorary Degree of Doctor of Business Administration at Coventry University in recognition of his leadership and significant contribution to healthcare provision across Coventry and Warwickshire.

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 until July 2021.

Andy is also a Director of Albany Theatre Trust, Coventry, and a Trustee of ExtraCare.

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