Cllr Andrew Western

Leader, Trafford Council


Andrew is the GM Portfolio lead for Digital City Region.

A lifelong Trafford resident, he is the recently elected Leader of Trafford Council and has been a local councillor representing Sale Town Centre since 2011.

Andrew’s professional background is in project management, predominantly in civil engineering specialising in supporting delivery of large scale infrastructure programmes. He has also worked on IT transformation projects including at Manchester Airport Group.

In addition to his work as Leader of Trafford Council and on Digital City Region Andrew sits on the North West Regional Leaders’ Board, serves on the Board of a local mental health charity and is the Vice President of a Trafford-based youth association