Arts Emergency

Andrew MacKay

Lawyer/Charity Senior Management

Andrew is Chief Operating Officer at Advocates For International Development, an global charity that believes the law can, and should, be used more effectively to eradicate global poverty.

Andrew is responsible for the legal, financial and governance compliance; for finance and fundraising; for strategy and staff management; and for ensuring continued high quality service provision.

Andrew is a qualified solicitor in Scotland and England & Wales, and over nine years professional experience, having previously worked in large commercial law firms in Scotland and London, and as General Counsel to a worldwide umbrella charity.

Andrew is a Guardian Voluntary Network contributor, an experienced conference speaker, a charity blogger and a third sector trainer, having regularly worked with the Charity Commission on governance events.