Based in Wilmslow, Cheshire the green field is the company wrapper under which Andrew Thomas operates his coaching, training and strategic consulting practice.
Andrew’s marketing experience extends back over twenty five years having joined BMP DDB in London in the late eighties, after completing five years as a captain in the Army. He spent most of career working at the global advertising agency McCann-Erickson in London and Manchester.
Joining the management team at ECI Ventures backed Bounty Group in 2005, he played a key role in developing the digital offering, culminating in the business sale to the publicly listed Canadian company Kaboose. On leaving Bounty at the end of 2008 Andrew established himself as a digital transformation coach, with the aim of helping individuals and organisations thrive in the digital economy.
In terms of specific engagements, Andrew has worked as an Associate Coach with Winning Pitch on the Growth Accelerator Programme; Leadership and Management Advisor on HMG’s Growth Voucher Scheme; Growth Expert on the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Programme and digital marketing trainer with Econsultancy and Avado. Based in south Manchester, he continues to work closely at board level with a number of the region’s digital businesses in NED and board advisor capacities.
Andrew has a Post Graduate Diploma in Executive Coaching and Leadership Mentoring (PG Dip). He is also a qualified Myers Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI®), FIRO-B® and DiSC® practitioner.
Andrew’s passion is road cycling and he built and sold a “side-desk” cycling business in early 2018. Northern Albion Ltd continues to identify, distribute and sell innovative cycling products to the trade and public alike.