Andy Mellor is the International Wellbeing Director for Cover and Care and on 1st May 2021 took on an additional role as the Strategic Lead for the Centre of Excellence in Mental Health in Schools based at Leeds Beckett University.
He is a Past President of the NAHT and was, until December 2019, headteacher of the outstanding rated St Nicholas C of E Primary School in Blackpool.
He was also a National Leader of Education, having worked in UK schools for 22 years and also created the Blackpool Teaching School Alliance.
Andy is a member of the Blackpool Education Improvement Board, is a previous member of the Blackpool Opportunity Area Board and was also a member of the NAHT Accountability Commission.
He is currently the independent chair of the Blackpool Multi Academy Trust CEO group.