Andy co-owns The Alternative Board Basingstoke & North Downs, which he runs with his colleague Damien. Andy has over 23 years of business experience including:-
• Managing Director of a European Group SME based in Basingstoke operating within the Retail Packaging, Point of Sale and Merchandising sectors
• Operations Director for a £7m food processing business where he was principally responsible for overseeing the implementation of a new production processing facility and implementing the process, procedures and quality operating environment
• Business consultant and coach with his own company Yatta Solutions Limited working with SME owner Directors to grow, implement change and develop structure and processes to the organisation.
Throughout Andy’s career, he has mentored, developed and coached individuals and teams helping them to personally develop and grow in order to successfully meet new challenges to improve personal skills and capability, management of work load, performance, quality. Meeting and exceeding customer expectations has been a core philosophy for Andy leading to appraisal and development of mindset, understanding, continuity and consistency, and performance excellence. The results generating long term customer value and loyalty and increased profit per client. Andy completed business courses covering law, accounts, economics and IT and is currently working on Six Sigma. He has himself benefited over the years from coaching and mentoring and continues to develop his own knowledge and skill as part of his ongoing work ethos.
Andy’s passion for helping owner managers and directors is derived from his own experience building and leading a business and understanding the need for sharing and discussing ideas and strategies with others to gain perspective and alternative views before making key decisions
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