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Andy Evans

Andy Evans

Deputy Director, Corporate Finance
Hillingdon Borough Council (Confirmed)

Andy leads the Corporate Finance function at the London Borough of Hillingdon and is the Deputy Section 151 officer.  Hillingdon has been running automated workflow based budget management since 2016. This is part of an ongoing project to improve financial management and this collaborative approach has now been extended and implemented across other financial processes. The project is now focused on the integration of non-financial data into these systems and processes with the aim of increasing the analytical capacity of the Council to support financial planning, service delivery and transformation programmes. Prior to joining Hillingdon Andy worked for a number of different organisations across the health and local government sectors at both a national and local level and has over 30 years of experience in the public sector. Andy is a CIPFA qualified accountant and has an MBA from Middlesex University. 

  • Implementing finance automation and collaborative planning technology in order to reduce the time spent on budgeting processes by up to 50%
  • Encouraging and upskilling budget managers at Hillingdon Council to take greater ownership of their budgets and releasing finance resource to focus on value-added activities
  • Enabling joint working to improve communication and coordination across the council, with significant benefits for financial management