Has worked at Change Grow Live since: 2018
As Chief Finance Officer Andrew's role is to ensure a sound and sustainable financial future for the organisation against financial parameters agreed by the Board, and ensure the charity achieves its corporate priorities within a realistic financial framework. He works with the Chief Executive and other members of the Executive Leadership Team to develop and define the financial strategy and set objectives for the near, medium and long term, managing the cost base to deliver this. He plays a leading role in all areas of financial management and control, providing accurate, robust financial information to the Board in a timely manner to guide the organisation’s decision-making. He also works closely with senior colleagues on the appraisal of Change Grow Live's numerous social and commercial activities and new business propositions.
Andrew is a Chartered Accountant having qualified with an audit background. He has worked in a service environment for a number of large organisations, including significant experience of providing outsourced government contracts. Andrew has also consistently driven change aimed at gaining competitive advantage.
I believe in finance acting as a support and governance function with its fundamental purpose being to support the delivery of services to our service users. I seek to build relationships that work towards common objectives, with a focus on openness, honesty and transparency.