Dr Andrew Dixon has over 25 years’ experience in the Defence industry, in both the public and private sector as a collaboration leader, chief engineer, programme director, chief consultant, change agent and as Managing Director of small Defence consultancy business. Much of that time has been spent driving benefit from effective public and private sector collaboration for Defence Acquisition including roles within MOD Defence Equipment & Support organisation and a role as a former Director of Niteworks (MOD:Industry partnership). Andrew has been an original thought leader and was responsible for significant contributions to the implementation and embedding of Through Life Capability Management. A recognised Defence Acquisition expert, Andrew’s focus in recent years has been driving the agenda for information superiority for Defence Acquisition.
Andrew is also a Collaboration Leader and now chairs the Small Business Forum of the Institute of Collaborative Working (ICW). As Managing Director of SVGC, he designed and has implemented a collaboration “cluster” of 14 small businesses and is now championing this approach to achieve flexible, agile acquisition. Most recently, Andrew has been responsible for the transformation of Strategic Planning, Requirements Management, Acquisition change and Programme governance within the Defence Nuclear Organisation