Andrew Duffell

Andrew Duffell

Andrew Duffell, President & CEO, Florida Atlantic Research & Development Authority
President & CEO, Florida Atlantic Research & Development Authority

Andrew Duffell is a recognized thought-leader on the strategic role of business recruitment, retention and expansion as a foundation for the Florida economy. In his current role as president and CEO of the Research Park at Florida Atlantic University, Andrew has brought renewed energy to the alliance between FAU and the Research Park. The opportunity for technology tenants to collaborate with students and academic staff at the FAU College of Engineering and Computer Science, the FAU Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine and the FAU College of Business has sparked a new round of growth at the Research Park. Previously Duffell helped orchestrate the recruitment and expansion of local, national and international companies, which continue to add approximately $3 billion annually to the regional economy. Due in part to Duffell’s work, South Florida is now home to Max Planck Florida Institute, one of the most revered bioscience research institutes in the world. In 2010 he was awarded the Young Leader of the Year” award from the Urban Land Institute Southeast Florida/Caribbean Chapter. He was named the 2008 South Florida Business Journal’s “Up and Comer of the Year” for finance and economic development.


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