Andy Wright

Contact Details:

Observer - GAELF

GlaxoSmithKline
980 Great West Road
Brentford
Middlesex
TW8 9GS

T: 02080 475515
F: 02080 470684
E: andy.l.wright@gsk.com

Andy Wright


Andy has a Bachelors degree in Civil Engineering and a Masters degree in Project Management. He is a Chartered Engineer whose early career includes project management of capital projects within the petrochemical construction industry, roles in marketing and business development and project management consultancy.

 

In 1994, Andy joined GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), working on global supply chain programmes and IT projects. Since 2000, he has been active in the global campaign to eliminate lymphatic filariasis. GSK is a key partner in the global effort, donating albendazole, one of two drugs required, for every country that needs it until the disease is eliminated. He is currently Vice President for the company’s Global Health Programmes, responsible for GSK’s health and access initiatives in the developing world including; lymphatic filariasis elimination, de-worming of children, malaria education, humanitarian relief, training of healthcare workers, community health programmes and a new strategic partnership with Save the Children.