Andrew Preater

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Director of Library Services, University of West London

Andrew Preater (pronouns: he/him) is Director of Library Services at the University of West London. Andrew joined UWL in 2017 and provides leadership and strategic direction for Library Services.

Prior to this, his experience in higher education included posts at Imperial College London; Senate House, University of London; and the University of Durham where he began his career working in systems.

Andrew’s professional interests include the role of academic libraries in equity and widening participation in higher education, and the application of critical librarianship within library leadership. He is also a member of the M25 Consortium of Libraries Steering Group, and of the editorial board of the New Review of Academic Librarianship.