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Department of Land Economy

Environment, Law & Economics

Studying at Cambridge


Andrew Heywood


Andrew Heywood is a specialist in housing and mortgage markets, regulation, governance and European issues, with significant networks within the housing and mortgage sectors including lenders, politicians and officials in the UK government, the regulatory authorities and Europe.

Before becoming a consultant, Andrew worked in a senior policy role at the Council of Mortgage Lenders (CML) where he had specific responsibility for lending for social and affordable housing, low-cost home-ownership products and the private rental sector. He also led the Council’s work on European issues, focusing particularly on mortgage and consumer credit regulation and also co-ordinated its position on UK consumer credit issues.

Andrew is editor of Housing Finance International and a visiting fellow at the Smith Institute.