Chief Executive, Common Purpose Student Experiences

Andy Coxall

Andy joined Common Purpose in 2007 to run courses for middle managers in London, before becoming Curriculum Director in 2011, overseeing the curriculum for all our programmes around the world.

He now leads our work with university students globally and sits on the Senior Management Team. Since 2014, Andy has also been Chairman of a Campaign Board for Worldwide Cancer Research.

Prior to joining Common Purpose, Andy mentored for a charity running early intervention programmes for children with behavioural difficulties, volunteered on a street children programme in Peru and worked for a charity fundraising company.

Andy has an MA (Hons) in Social Anthropology from the University of Edinburgh. He has travelled extensively to more than 45 countries, and delivered courses in Europe, Africa, the Middle East, Asia, the Caribbean and the US.

Andy now lives in North London with his wife and their baby boy.