Andrew is a chartered accountant and started his career with Arthur Andersen where he held positions in audit and transaction support. In 1998, he transferred into industry, taking on the role of Finance Director & General Manager of Mersey Television, an independent television producer of continuing drama including Hollyoaks, Brookside and Grange Hill. He was a key member of their management team, which was backed by private equity investment from LDC in 2002, leading the sale of the business to All3Media in 2005. Andrew joined Ultimate Products in 2005, initially as Finance Director, and was an integral part of the management buyout team that year. In 2014, together with Simon Showman, he led the buyout of LDC using personal money and support from HSBC. At this point, Andrew was promoted to Managing Director. Andrew is currently responsible for Online and non-trading functions including finance, supply chain, human resources, IT and legal.