Andrew O’Brien is Director of External Affairs for Social Enterprise UK. He worked as an advisor in Parliament for a Conservative MP between 2010-2013, before joining the National Council for Voluntary Organisations as a Senior Policy Officer. Andrew then worked as Director of Policy and Engagement for Charity Finance Group, moving onto to become Director of External Affairs at Social Enterprise UK in July 2018.
As Director of External Affairs for Social Enterprise UK, Andrew represents 100,000 businesses in engaging with government and developing policies to support the growth of better ways of doing business. Andrew has researched and written extensively on tax, the voluntary sector, business reform and public procurement.