Dr Andy Shuttleworth is a microbiologist who, prior to his semi-retirement, had a long career working for MoD (Dstl) and the FCO. He is now involved with a number of companies working in the oncology sector, as well as acting as a consultant on specialist defence and security issues to UK and US clients. Andy and his wife, Helen, moved to Winterbourne Stoke in 1985, were married in St Peter’s Church in 1986 and raised 3 children in the village. He has always played an active role in village life having been a Church Warden, currently acting as Secretary to the Wine Circle and most recently as a member of the Parish Council. Andy is an active lobbyist for the dualling of the A303 and began the campaign to improve the villages broadband access almost 10 years ago; providing practical help and computing support to many villagers as well as blogging about these same topics in a series of online blogs and acting as a Digital Champion (a voluntary IT trainer).
Andy enjoys country pursuits, natural history, Nordic Walking and exploring the local byways on his mountain bike.