Head of Advocacy
Andrew Griffiths is Head of Advocacy at Sightsavers. His work involves leading on Sightsavers’ International advocacy priorities and supporting the development of effective advocacy in all Sightsavers Country Offices; he leads a team of Global Advocacy Advisers . Andrew also co-chairs the Bond SDG Group, working to influence the UK government’s implementation of the SDGs, and sits on the board of the International Council for Education of People with Visual Impairment. Andrew was one of the founding members of the Core Group of Together 2030, a civil society initiative promoting and tracking progress of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and was previously co-chair of the Beyond 2015 campaign from 2014-2016. Andrew’s background is primarily in health policy and advocacy and he has worked in and with colleagues in countries around the world, including Uganda, Kenya, South Sudan, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Sierra Leone, Peru and Afghanistan. He is published on a number of topics including nutrition in fragile states, disability policy, reform of the World Health Organization and the SDGs. He has also worked with World Vision, the National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children and a UK Member of Parliament. He is based and works in the UK.