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Andrew Garard

Group Legal Director & Company Secretary, ITV

Jurisdiction: UK

Specialism at work

Troubleshooter


Favourite hobby

Walking with my dogs


Best piece of advice

Take 5 and think again


50 word overview

Andrew joined ITV as Group Legal Director and General Counsel in November 2007, and became Company Secretary in May 2009. He is responsible for legal and business affairs, group secretariat, rights management, information security, corporate responsibility, business continuity, risk management, insurance and health & safety. Andrew sits on the ITV plc Management Board and the Board of ITN plc.

Previously, Andrew was a Partner in the corporate department of LeBoeuf, Lamb, Greene & Macrae, focusing on mergers and acquisitions and projects primarily in the telecoms & media sectors in Europe, Asia and the US.

Prior to that, Andrew was Group General Counsel & Company Secretary at Cable & Wireless PLC, responsible for global legal, regulatory, compliance & insurance affairs. He has also held positions at Reuters Group PLC (global head of legal & deputy general counsel based in the UK & general counsel Asia based in Hong Kong) and in the corporate departments of both Freshfields and Clifford Chance.