Andrew is currently a Business Consultant operating across the SME segment, a director of Business Vision Consulting Limited, and Partner with Oxygen8 - Business Consulting (BSP) based in Christchurch.
Prior to this, Andrew built a substantial body of experience over 38 years in the Manufacturing sector, mostly in Australia, but also in the UK, Vietnam, Taiwan, Saudi Arabia and more recently back in his homeland of NZ.
His industry experience is equally diverse including, chemicals, consumer and industrial packaging and in building products, supplying a dynamic NZ Construction sector.
Andrew has a comprehensive understanding of the needs and support required for businesses to drive enterprise-widechange and adapt to today’s rapidly changing and challenging business environments.
Andrew has held senior leadership roles in several listed and private companies and has relevant governance experience as a Counsellor with Victorian Division of the AIG, (Australian Industry Group).
He is passionate about supporting and building business networks across Canterbury, having joined TMN in an advisory capacity and more recently,volunteering his time with Business Mentors (NZ).
Born in Ashburton, raised in Christchurch, Andrew graduated from UC with an Honors degree in Chemistry and has an MBA from Deakin University. Married with 2 children he enjoys tennis and downtime with his family.
“With the right infrastructure, enabling policy environment and client-centeredsupport services, the business community across Canterbury, has significant potential for growth and diversification.”
“In that context, it is an honor & privilege to have the opportunity to provide support and guidance to the Chamber and its incredibly talented team”.