Andrew began working for his father’s fibre business in 1976. Studying whilst working, he graduated Leeds University with a BA (hons) in Textiles and Business Management.
Having worked in all areas of the fibre business (shipping, imports, finance and production) and through his time spent in Germany and the USA, he is involved day-to-day in the fibre business as well as leading the Group. Andrew specialises in the buying of greasy mohair and sales to India, Italy and Turkey.
With many years’ experience working with textiles businesses across the production cycle, Andrew is also the driver behind the strategic direction of the Group and supports each of the divisional managing directors.