An outcome-focused Director, General Manager and Chief Executive of growth businesses with successful experience in both major multi-national corporations and smaller public companies. A background in strategic business development combined with technical literacy and an entrepreneurial mind-set and a record of commercial delivery across energy and process industries.
Andy originally qualified in Chemical Engineering and Fuel Technology at the University of Sheffield before embarking on a commercial career starting in Shell and covering trading, marketing and business development that involved periods of living and working in the Middle East, South America and China. After leaving Shell in 1999, Andy went on to head up Corporate Strategy at BG Group and then joined BOC Group as Global Director of New Business Development, a role which involved developing and managing a portfolio of new businesses and projects in a corporate environment.
Since 2007, Andy has been engaged in the junior public markets as CEO and director of a number of independent companies, primarily operating in upstream oil and gas. These positions have involved companies listed in UK, Australia and Canada and with operations in many jurisdictions. In 2017, he founded Spinnaker Opportunities Plc, a listed cash shell targeting an acquisition in the energy and industrial sectors.