With over 25 years’ experience in the mutual sector, Andrew has an extensive track record in transforming and developing businesses. He has held financial services leadership roles as both an Executive and a Non-Executive Director, reinforcing the Board’s depth of consumer understanding. His previous experience is drawn from a variety of sectors including financial services, technology, automotive and airline industries.
Andrew became the Society’s Chief Executive in May 2015, having joined the Board as Chief Operating Officer in January 2014. A proven Chief Executive, Andrew has particular strength in building effective leadership teams and organisations with healthy, customer-focused cultures, and proudly drives our Society’s ongoing commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion.
Andrew is the current President of the North East England Chamber of Commerce and a Board member of the Community Foundation serving Tyne & Wear and Northumberland.
“I’m hugely passionate about the role of mutuals, focused on delivering a balance of meaningful Member value and profitability, enabling long-term positive impact in our communities.”