Dr Andy West was the Dean of UBSS from 2020 to 2022, after previously holding the role of Director of the Centre For Entrepreneurship from 2016. He is currently an Adjunct Professor in the MBA Information Technology stream. He is also a Lecturer at the University of Technology Sydney in Marketing Analytics and Digital Marketing. He has extensive published research with twenty-six published works in seven peer reviewed journals including the A level journal Strategic Change, two books, five book chapters and thirteen conference papers. These are in the fields of strategic management, marketing and higher education management.
With twenty years of experience in higher education management, Andy's expertise has been called on to assist universities and independent higher education providers with their provider registration and course accreditation. He is currently on three academic boards and two course advisory boards of independent providers. Since its inception in 2015, Andy has been on the steering committee of the Higher Education Private Provider Quality Network (HEPP-QN). HEPP-QN is a quality forum for independent providers, with two conferences a year, providing benchmarking, guidance and a community of practice for independent providers.
He has made conference presentations in his fields of expertise across Australia and internationally in Barcelona, Gujarat, London, New York. He has been commissioned by industry bodies, state government and national not for profit organisations to provide strategic reports in the Australian finance, health and sporting industries to provide strategic reports, benchmarking and impact studies.