Andy has spent the last ten years advising entrepreneurs, shareholders and boards on business sales, acquisitions, equity fund raisings, valuations and strategic reviews. Andy has worked with clients in a number of technology-enabled sectors, including smart infrastructure, the internet of things, M2M communications and clean technology, and has also worked with a number of high growth manufacturing and industrial distribution businesses.

Andy has a particular interest in cross border M&A, has completed deals with North American, European, African and Asian counterparties, and brings practical emerging markets experience having worked as an M&A advisor in India from 2008 – 2010.

Andy is a prize-winning chartered accountant, qualifying in 2004 with KPMG in Leeds, before joining KPMG’s Corporate Finance team in London in 2005. Andy was a Director at KPMG before joining Acuity in July 2015.

“It was great working with Andy, Matthew, Philip and Jess on this important transaction for Northern Ireland’s technology sector. Acuity leveraged their semiconductor experience to help us crisply articulate Titan IC’s world leading network intelligence capabilities to potential acquirers – and then worked alongside us to drive the deal to its successful completion with Mellanox.”

Chairman, Titan IC


Andy is a keen runner and enjoys falling off his surfboard when the opportunity arises.