Andy is a Chartered Accountant and for 30 years enjoyed a career mainly in the retail sector, having been Finance Director and then Managing Director of several companies including Selfridges, Mothercare and Co-operative Retail Services.

For the last 10 years, he has had a portfolio of chairmanships and non-executive directorships across commercial, public and charity sectors.

In addition to Mayday, he is currently chairman of Ramsdens Financial Group, Direct Healthcare Services Ltd and University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust and the hospitals’ charity. He is also a trustee of CVQO, an educational charity, and is a member of the Safeguarding Scrutiny Group of the Church of England Diocese of Coventry.