Co-founder and Director
Andrew has extensive fundraising and marketing experience both in Australia and the UK, specialising in Direct Mail, Tele-Fundraising, Digital, Major Gifts, Face to Face and Bequests. He led Guide Dogs SA/NT to experience significant fundraising growth, where annual income increased from $1m to $9m over seven years. In 2016 Andrew was part of a team that won a commercial tender to launch a social enterprise for Guide Dogs through building a Pet Hotel at the Adelaide Airport lifting projected revenue to $15m in the next five years. Due to his leadership in fundraising, Andrew was asked to chair the Guide Dogs Australia Fundraising Committee where annual income grew from $53m to $87m over 4 years.
Andrew orchestrated the marketing strategy behind Guide Dogs being voted as Australia’s Most Trusted Charity four years running. Balancing the broader brand marketing with targeted consumer marketing, Andrew also grew the annual client base for Guide Dogs.
In 2015 he was named in Fundraising and Philanthropy Magazine’s list of ‘Movers and Shakers’. In 2016 he was named as a Pro Bono ‘Changemaker’ and was also awarded the Fundraising Institute of Australia’s (FIA) National Young Fundraiser of the Year. Currently a committee member of the SA Fundraising Institute of Australia and Board Member of radio station Fresh 92.7, Andrew has previously worked with charities such as The Cancer Council NSW, Multiple Sclerosis Society UK, RSPCA UK, Bernardo’s UK and the NSPCC UK.