Andrew Roughan

CEO, Plexal

Staffordshire University London

Andrew has spent the predominant part of his career in Technology Service Providers within the telecoms and data centre sectors, driving business transformation for clients. As a result, he brings a fresh approach to the traditional corporate real estate market in London.

Andrew first got involved with Here East in 2011 where he was a founding member of the bid team who successfully acquired a 200-year lease from the London Legacy Development Corporation to transform the former Press and Broadcast Centres on the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.

His role makes him responsible for creating the eco-system and community where large and small companies collide, allowing them to benefit from one another’s scale and creativity, together with ensuring delivery of the Legacy goals that Here East aspires to.

Academic qualifications

  • LLB Hons, Law, Cardiff University
in the UK for Quality Education

Sustainable Development Goal 4, Times Higher Education Impact Rankings 2024

for Career Prospects

Whatuni Student Choice Awards 2023

for Facilities

Whatuni Student Choice Awards 2023

for Social Inclusion

The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2023

of Research Impact is ‘Outstanding’ or ‘Very Considerable’

Research Excellence Framework 2021

of Research is “Internationally Excellent” or “World Leading”

Research Excellence Framework 2021

Four Star Rating

QS Star Ratings 2021