Andy specialises in helping early stage and established businesses with high growth potential to realise their ambitions. He is able to translate over 20 years of senior management experience, 5 at Managing Director level, into practical and added value business support to a diverse client base operating in equally diverse markets.
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Andy started his career as an Engineer working in R&D before specialising in International Sales, Marketing and Product Management. As a General Manager he set up and led a £13m pa Global Business Unit for a major plc and also ran a Hong Kong based subsidiary. On moving to the IT sector Andy became CEO of a software development company which he subsequently acquired via an MBO raising a combination of equity, debt and cash finance.
Since then, Andy has acted as a mentor and consultant to high growth potential businesses, comprising new starts, MBOs, MBIs, corporate and university spin-outs, and established businesses seeking transformational change. His clients operate across a range of sectors, including: Engineering & Materials, Manufacturing, Digital & New Media, Food & Drink, Healthcare Technologies, Renewable Energy, Retail & E-commerce, and Professional Services.
In addition to his practical experience, Andy holds an MEng in Materials Process Engineering (Metals) from Sheffield University and an MBA from Cranfield School of Management.
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