Andrew Deighton is the owner of AWD Development Solutions Ltd. He’s a people and team development specialist and worked for Rolls-Royce plc for 26 years.
Following an initial career as an engineer, Andrew has led the HR workstream on a £40m manufacturing facility build, he’s been the Head of Employee Development for a 7,000 people Marine business and the Head of Early Career Pipeline in a business recruiting over 1,000 trainees a year. He’s had international experience as the HR Director for a £600m turnover, 2,000 people global business with over four years based in Singapore. He also developed the executive recruitment, development and reward strategy and processes in a three company joint venture team bidding for a £7bn nuclear decommissioning contract.
Andrew is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development and a Member of the Professional Speaking Association. He set up AWD Development Solutions to bring his experience and expertise to other businesses and organisations in a practical, pragmatic and relevant way.