Andy has a long connection with Thriftwood School and is the father of an adult daughter with learning difficulties. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Leeds University, is a Fellow of the Chartered Management Institute and an Associate of the Institute of Financial Services.
Andy is an experienced leader with a strong track record in managing multi-million pound businesses at MD level and currently runs his own management consultancy practice. Past roles include Head of Marketing in NatWest’s corporate bank, Head of Online Strategy for Royal Bank of Scotland, and Transaction Banking MD at VocaLink with responsibility for the Bacs and Faster Payments services. He was formerly a director of Bacs Ltd and a member of many banking industry committees.
Andy is also a governor at Mayflower School in Billericay and at Bromfords School in Wickford. He is a trustee of Basildon Borough Citizens Advice Bureau, a director of Essex Citizens Advice and an active member of Rotary at local and County level.