Author & Communications Expert
Andrew can speak to you on leadership, “soft skills” , the pace of change, and on the future of work.
He is a corporate writer and academic. In 2009-2011 he worked with the CEO of Marks & Spencer and also with Royal Naval Command. In 2011, after two years’ research, he wrote The Royal Navy Leadership Manual (Random House, 2012).
He was educated at Cambridge, Harvard and Oxford where he was Research Fellow of Christ Church. He has written twelve (and edited two) books in communications and business.
He advises individual CEOs, bankers, diplomats and others. He has worked with: Babcock International PLC, Christie & Co, Consilia Ltd, Decision Strategies Inc; Diageo Plc, Dixons Plc, Equity-I Ltd, European Venture Capital Association, Gow & Partners, ITV, Kent County Council, Kohn Foundation, Lyceum Capital LLP, Spencer Stuart, Sandhurst Military Academy, Tahari Inc, Three Valleys Water Plc, Turtlejob China, Troika Capital Russia, Vance Inc, Welsh Assembly Government, Westhill Partners Inc (Partner and EU CEO when the firm was sold) and Zuellig Group SA.
He is a Senior Fellow of Aberystwyth University Business School and on the board of Swansea University Business School and LEAD Wales. He is a Trustee of King Alfred’s Educational Charity (vice-chair) and a Governor of King Alfred’s School, Oxfordshire’s best-performing state school.
Reader in Early Modern European History, University of Cambridge
MP & Former Minister for Culture, Communications and Creative Industries
CEO, Cancer Research UK
Former CEO of Urdd Gobaith Cymru
Former Chairman of Arsenal and the Football Association