Andy has 15+ years of financial management experience in multisite retail and wholesale businesses; and financial consultancy. As ONroute’s Interim Vice President – Finance, Andy has oversight of all finance systems and operations; controls and governance; and reporting and analytics, to ensure effective safeguarding of the business/assets and delivering insights to enhance the strategy and operations.
He has a strong track-record of delivering sustainable business performance improvements, and is comfortable operating effectively in both high growth and challenging economic environments. Andy is a coach and mentor who is passionate about building and developing high performance and collaborative finance teams.
Andy holds a Master of Physics degree from the University of Warwick in the UK, and is a UK qualified Chartered Accountant, with extensive international experience. He qualified with KPMG in the UK and spent time in Audit, Mergers & Acquisitions and Corporate Restructuring before joining Ferguson PLC, a UK listed multinational wholesale distributor of Plumbing and HVAC products. During 10 years with Ferguson, Andy spent 4 years in Canada with Ferguson’s Canadian Division, Wolseley Canada, as Finance Director focusing on business partnering and leading a number of acquisitions.
Andy lives in Oakville, Ontario with his wife Liz and their two young children. Away from work, Andy is a keen skier, golfer and road cyclist.