Andrew Kinniburgh

Andrew Kinniburgh

Director, MAKE UK Defence

Andrew Kinniburgh is Director-General of Make UK Defence. He joined Make UK in 2019 from the Cabinet Office where he was Wider Government Engagement Lead for the Government Commercial Organisation, following a 25-year career in the defence and security industry. He spent nearly 10 years with Serco Defence, followed by senior appointments with Smiths Detection, two Ministry of Defence trading funds, a 7-year spell as an independent consultant, including twelve months writing a business case for DE&S Airworthiness Team. Andrew has been involved with Defence Ministries and businesses in the Defence and Security sectors across most European countries and in North America, as well as the UK. He holds a BA in Business from Heriot-Watt University and an MSc in International Defence Marketing from Cranfield University / UK Defence Academy.

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