Andrew is well known as a successful business leader, thought leader and passionate philanthropist with over 25 years of retail, leadership, strategic and management experience.
He founded The Good Foundation whilst CEO at The Good Guys, and has been a Board Director ever since. With a strong desire to support Australian communities, he founded the Foundation to satisfy a responsibility he felt to teach people how to cook and eat healthily. With a vision to get a high-profile chef on board, he persuaded Jamie Oliver to partner in the mission. Currently a Board Member for the Essendon Football Club, Andrew also has an active interest in the Best Friends Pet Supercentres chain which he co-founded.
His reputation for philanthropy comes from his involvement in various causes over the years. He is a former Board Member of Starlight Foundation Victoria and a former Rotarian. He contributes to numerous community groups and regularly presents to business groups and tertiary institutions. He has also supported other programs such as Neighbourhood Watch, helped fund the Starlight Foundation Room at The Royal Children’s Hospital and provided support to the Paralympic Training Base in Tullamarine.