Andy spent over 14 years at the bank progressing through the structured career path to achieve Branch Manager.
It was in 1994 Andy decided to start up his own business with two colleagues he set up The UK Water Group Ltd, specialising in the supply and service of mains-fed drinking water dispensers to commercial offices in the UK. Working closely with Property Directors, Facilities Managers across FTSE 100 companies, Councils and SME’s. They grew the business from start up to £3 million turnover, employing 52 staff in 7 years before successfully selling the business in 2001 to PHS Plc.
Andy was then headhunted by the CEO of UK’s leading Sales Outsourcing Agency and decided to take up the position of Managing Director for SCi Sales Group Ltd. Bringing both business skills and sales skills he quickly grew this business from a turnover of £500k to £1million in 2 years. Working closely with Sales Directors of FTSE 100 companies to agree their value proposition and telemarketing campaigns.
Andy has always had a passion for working with business owners to help them grow their businesses. He provides an independent view of their organisations helping them refocus on their priorities; review their performance and help them plan for an exit. Specialising in strategy and business planning, leadership and management, financial management, customer service excellence, business development and team performance. Andy is straight talking backed up by a wealth of business experience, which includes a successful exit.
Andy enjoys many sports activities, which include Golf, Tennis, Squash, Mountain Biking, Skiing and Walking.