Andy comes from a Mechanical Engineering and General Management background. Since 1998 he has worked as a consultant primarily in the areas of leadership coaching, facilitating group dynamics, supporting change initiatives, values and personal development. His interest and passion is in supporting people to reach their true potential in all areas of life.
From a facilitation perspective, Andy’s passion and capability is in working with groups in the following areas – vision and values, culture-setting, strategic thinking, creating the conditions for a high performing teams and working collaboratively to address unhelpful dynamics in teams.
Over the past 10 years, Andy has been consulting in the broader organisational development area. This included team-building, values-based assessment and feedback, performance management processes, group facilitation and coaching. He was one of the original directors for The Zone, a company that specialised in supporting businesses to become value based organisations, creating programs to integrate values into the workplace and coaching people at all levels of business. During this time Andy also became a licensed Avatar Master delivering a 9 day personal development program both in New Zealand and Internationally.
Andy has an NZCE in mechanical engineering; he has been involved in surf lifesaving at Karekare for 32 years and continues as an active patrolling member. Andy has 2 wonderful boys, Oscar & Felix, and loves being a Dad. He also loves surfing, DIY, reading and, enjoying food, wine and fun with friends and family, traveling, learning, experiencing and loving life.