Andy guides organizations through their complex manufacturing and supply chain transformation journeys. He has more than 30 years’ experience in driving step changes in operational performance in manufacturing, sourcing, procurement, and supplier performance management across a wide range of sectors, including manufacturing, utilities, and transportation, with specific focus on the automotive industry and the emergence of Industry 4.0 and digital/smart manufacturing. Previously, he was with Nissan Motors in Japan being schooled in all aspects of lean operations.
Andy has a Bachelor of Arts in business studies from Northumbria University. He has presented as a keynote speaker at multiple industry forums, has published a selection of articles across a range of publications, and has hosted numerous online seminars focused on operational performance improvement. He is a Certified Lean Master and speaks English and Japanese.