Advisory Board Chairman
Andrew chairs Oakwell’s Advisory Board. His experience as a serial entrepreneur and working for some of the biggest names in the sports industry provides the team with invaluable guidance and support.
His career in the sports industry spans nearly five decades. In 1986, he became the first head of sport at BSB, the forerunner to Sky Sports, creating and running the UK’s first dedicated sports channel, and later went on to work for IMG and Sportfive.
He is perhaps best known for co-founding digital sports rights agency Perform in 2007. He went on to chair Play Sports Group, and consult for Hawk-Eye, the world leader in ball-tracking technology.
He is an active investor in various sports-related businesses, including pioneering digital video production company Grabyo. He remains a consultant to Stats Perform.