Andy Smith

Andy Smith

  • Director, Government & Industry Relations
  • SITA, UK

Andy has been delivering IT and Telecommunications solutions to the aviation sector for over 25 years. Joining SITA in 2007, Andy has focused on driving innovation and collaboration for airlines, airports, and government bodies. Since 2012 Andy has represented SITA’s Government, Security and Border Management business. In addition to promoting the effective use of passenger data, pre-clearance, risk assessment, border management and biometric solutions, Andy continues to champion the collaboration of all stakeholders within the transport industry, with a focus on the passenger experience. After 5 years of concentrating on the European market, Andy now supports SITA’s global teams as Subject Matter Expert for Border Management, Immigration and Security solutions.

Andy is also a non-executive Director with the International Border Management and Technologies Association (IBMATA), a not-for-profit organization that promotes collaboration and co-operation between public and private sectors in the border management space. Andy has a Bachelor of Science degree from De Montfort University UK in Physics with Management Science. He is based in London.


  • Technology Workshops Pt2

    Overview of the latest technologies and solutions for border management, security and protection