Andrew spent 4 years studying mathematics at Cambridge. Following university he spent a year doing volunteer work in Birmingham. After considering a career in secondary school teaching he started work as a medical statistician at University Hospital Birmingham NHS Trust. Andrew spent 4 years in this role, interspersed by 6 months volunteer work in South Africa and 4 months travelling in South America, before moving to his current position within BCTU.
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