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Jonathan Andrews

Jonathan Andrews

Bullied as a boy for being autistic, Jonathan Andrews now advocates for employment equality for autistic people in the United Kingdom and wider society.

A graduate of English Language and Literature from King’s College and holding a  degree in Law from BPP University, Jonathan sits on numerous autism councils and commissions. These include:

  • Ambitious about Autism’s Youth Council
  • the UK Parliament’s Autism Commission
  • and the Elimination of Domestic Violence Youth Council  – the UK’s only youth-led domestic violence organisation.

Jonathan advised the UK government on its green paper covering work, health, and employment and compiled a report on the workplace experiences of autistic people across the world.

Jonathan’s work on autism and employment has won him numerous awards including:

  • the Queen’s Young Leader Award in 2017
  • the European Diversity Awards campaigner of the year 2016
  • the National Autistic Society Autism Professionals Award 2016
  • and the Dyspraxia Foundation Award 2016.

Jonathan is currently a trainee solicitor at leading law firm, Reed Smith.