Andrew has gathered a wealth of experience in growing technology businesses. Prior to moving into consultancy he led the worldwide financial, commercial and support functions of the Anite software business during a period of rapid expansion and growing profitability and then into its subsequent merger into US technology leader Keysight.
Prior to Anite Andrew has worked with leading businesses across other sectors including Eleco, Orange, where he ran the finance team of a major division and also has had major roles at Covance, Novell and a number of SMEs. Andrew is a Chartered Accountant and has also attended the London Business School. He has a strong track record of driving growth and transformational change in companies for more than 25 years.
As a financial leader Andrew places special emphasis on developing strong relationships with the Chief Executive and other business leaders so that he can become an outstanding business partner. He uses this insight to translate high level strategy into front line action across the business.
In addition to working for the FD Centre Andrew also runs a property development business, which helps him understand the challenges faced by SMEs.