Andrew trained with Deloitte in Cape Town, South Africa and qualified in 1987. In 1988, Andrew moved back to London where he held a couple of interim roles until joining Continuum (a US based Financial Services Software and Systems Integration Provider) as the European Financial Controller. Continuum was acquired by CSC in the mid 90’s.
While at CSC, Andrew gained extensive understanding of growing a business in various European locations, improving management information, cash flow management and reporting as well as being part of the negotiation team for sales.
Andrew also has deep knowledge of US GAAP revenue recognition which enabled better negotiations with clients to improve the revenue recognition of software services in the Financial Services division. Andrew has been key in three accounting system integrations (Hyperion, Oracle and SAP).
During his time as FD of both the Global Financial Services Group and the Global Healthcare division, Andrew has led successful finance teams across multiple locations and ensured that he mentored and developed these teams to provide key support to the business.
He has a keen strategic head and has always aimed to be a trusted advisor to support whatever business he is in. Andrew has a hands-on approach to running the finance function to support the MD as well as the management teams.