Specialising in a range of workshops including High Performing Teams, Performance Management, and Leadership Skills. Andy was thrilled to be nominated by a client for a NICE National Clinical Excellence award in training.
Previously, Andy was a Director of Oakridge’s for 12 years before stepping down to work as a senior consultant. Andy was successful in winning preferred supplier contracts with AstraZeneca, Greater Manchester Police, Greater Manchester Transport, Dutch State Mines, NHS, JCB and National Bank of Australia.
Great people, great clients - all trying to do our best to help people. We help people and teams to grow and achieve. I love seeing people grow and achieve.
This is what Andy likes best about The Oakridge Centre
Prior to Oakridge, Andy worked as Senior Consultant for Acadamee and was the Client Manager for Exxon Mobil, SAP, and Compaq.
He has over 15 years working in leadership roles in industry, including Senior Executive and Operational Management roles. He started work as Graduate Trainee at British Gas, then moved to Nationwide Building Society.
Andy is qualified in a range of psychometric instruments including Emotional Intelligence, Myers Briggs Type indicator step 1 and 2, OPQ. He is currently studying for an Advanced Diploma in Psychology.
“Whether you think you can, or you think you can’t you are probably right”Henry Ford - Andy's first favourite quote
"Nothing great in life was ever achieved without enthusiasm!”
Waldo Emerson - Andy's other favourite quote
When Andy was young he wanted to be..
What keeps Andy out of mischief?
Andy's Book Recommendations
Thinking, Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman
The 5 Dysfunctions of a Team by Patrick LencioniThe Wisdom of Teams by Douglas Smith and Jon Katzenbach
What Got You Here Won’t Get You There by Marshall Goldsmith
Managing Transitions -Making the Most of Change by William Bridges
Gifts Differing by Isabel Briggs Myers and Peter B. Myers
Leading Teams -Setting the Stage for Great Performances by J. Rochard Hackman