Andrew Cole

Trustee

Andrew Cole

Andrew is currently Centre Manager of Touchwood Shopping Centre and also sits on a range of other Boards including Shopmobility, the Employment and Skills Board as well as the Community Engagement Working Group for shopping centres nationwide.

Andrew also chairs Solihull’s Crime Reduction Forum, is Vice-President of Solihull Chamber of Commerce and until recently was Chair of the Solihull Business Improvement District. In 2016 Andrew was awarded an MBE for services to retail and charity, coordinated the Solihull Fireworks display for five years and started a ‘Blood Bike’ charity.

Andrew lives in Solihull with his wife and two children, both of whom are in, or graduated from, Arden. Andrew is degree-educated from Bournemouth University and outside interests include adventure motorcycling and technology. Strategic Management, management of change and brand marketing are his specialities.