Mike Andrews, Principal – South East
Mike is an experienced, versatile and approachable Finance Director (Chartered Accountant qualified). Offering a broad range of expertise gained from working with and managing finance, commercial and business teams within SME and large businesses in the UK, Europe, USA and Asia across a broad range of industries. As a result Mike has extensive experience and understanding of international business and finance and in export led growth.
With more than 17 years of experience as a Senior Finance and Commercial expert, Mike is well-practiced at leading Finance strategy within SME organisations with a particular interest in encouraging, enabling and supporting sustainable business growth and the people making it happen while delivering consistent results in maximising profit, cash-flow optimisation and in quickly identifying key business issues.
First-hand knowledge of appropriate business, management and financial processes and controls in organisations of all sizes, including divisions of large corporate multinationals (United Technologies, Hamilton Sundstrand, Sundyne, Electrosonic, Coty).
Mike has worked in the media, consultancy, manufacturing, FMCG, engineering, high tech, education, entertainment, central services, beauty/fragrance and government contracting sectors.
Additionally Mike has qualified through the UKTI’s Passport to Export and Gateway to Global Growth programmes and is an accredited advisor through the Manufacturing Advisory Service (MAS).