Data and Insights Architect
Natural History Museum
Andrew is Data and Insights Architect at the Natural History Museum London, where he has leads the architecture and delivery of the Museum's business insights services.
Previously, he was Digital Content Delivery Manager at the Victoria and Albert Museum, responsible for strategy and implementation of technology systems and data-platforms delivering the V&A’s digital content. Before moving into the museum sector, he was responsible for developing online and automated digital information services in public libraries.
Andrew has an MSc in Information and Library Science, a BSc in Cybernetics and Control Engineering and is a chartered librarian. He serves as a committee member with the UK Museums Computer Group and is on programme selection committees for various museum digital development conferences including: “Museums and the Web”, “MuseumNext” and “Museum Computer Network”.
He has been planning and delivering digital change in cultural services since 2001. He has a strong belief in evidence-based development and deep knowledge of data and information strategy and the efficient multiple use of managed portable digital assets.
Outside of work, he also likes making strange things which feature at random on his blog “Making Weird Stuff” http://makingweirdstuff.blogspot.co.uk/
Andrew is active in the online maker community with over two million page views on Instructables https://www.instructables.com/member/rosemarybeetle/