Andrew’s background in corporate finance dates from 1998. As an investment banker, he was an Associate Director at Barclays Capital where he specialised in acquisition and structured finance in various sectors including retail, hospitality and healthcare for a range of corporates and private equity and sovereign wealth funds.
Prior to his career in investment banking, he spent five years as a lawyer at Dentons LLP acting for the firm’s financial institution clients including GE Capital, MBNA Corporation (now Bank of America), Royal Bank of Scotland, Lloyds, Morgan Stanley and Prudential.
His legal career also included eight months on the American Bar Association’s International Legal Exchange at White & Case in New York.
More recently Andrew was also a founding shareholder and director of Affiniture Investments Limited, a payment card platform which purchased the UK Diners Club charge card business from Citi, and for which he raised two multi-million pound rounds of financing.
Aside from his qualification as an English solicitor and as an Approved Person by the Financial Conduct Authority, he holds a Masters Degree in Finance from London Business School (rated #1 globally in the Financial Times business school rankings).