Andrew Horton, Director Digital, Partnerships and Innovation

Andrew Horton joined the British Council and Executive Board as Director Digital, Partnerships and Innovation, in March 2016. He has overall responsibility for global partnership strategy, digital strategy and digital product development across the organisation. Both are key to the innovation agenda in leading change and developing capability.

Previously, Andew was Director Content and Brand Licensing for Time Inc. (UK) generating  growth from +60 brands, cross-platform and internationally. He was also a non-executive board member for NLA Media Access, the content and database business and on the board of the Publisher’s Licensing Society. He also worked at the Guardian Media Group and BBC Worldwide.

Andrew has extensive experience of launching products, digital services and business models in international markets and with strategic partners. He is a strong believer in multi-disciplinary approaches to defining and solving problems.