Andy is an experienced music business executive with a career that encompasses record labels, music tech start-ups, rights acquisition and artist management. He has served on the boards of the Music Managers Forum (MMF) and UK Music. Andy founded and chaired the UK Music Futures Group before joining UK Music as Director of Research & Analysis.
Andy’s varied career includes marketing, digital strategy, business affairs, and commercial dealmaking roles in addition to strategy and research. He has worked with artists as varied as Genesis, Yusuf Islam (Cat Stevens), Dido, James Morrison, Cher Lloyd and Andreya Triana. Andy continues to act as a consultant and advisor to artists, producers and songwriters alongside his UK Music work.
His passion for greater diversity and inclusion speaks to his own lived experience of neurodiversity, diagnosed in his forties with ADHD. Andy works tirelessly in the music industry and beyond, including writing the Diversity In Cycling report and sitting on the Diversity and Inclusion board of British Cycling, the sport’s governing body.