Andrew is a Chartered Accountant, recently semi-retired. He spent most of his career in large engineering businesses, with a range of responsibilities, particularly around change programmes, and in support of these he obtained an MBA from Warwick University in 2001. For the last thirteen years Andrew was Head of Finance and Administration at The Brainwave Centre, a national charity supporting children with additional needs, and worked through an exciting period of growth and change in the charity. In his spare time, Andrew is Treasurer at Wellsprings Chapel, now for over 20 years, with part of that time as a trustee. Andrew and his wife were also foster carers in Somerset for over 15 years.