Andrew began his career as a corporate financier in 1994 with HSBC Investment Bank, involved in numerous public market transactions including IPOs, capital raising, and M&A. He left in 1999 to join Hanson Capital, a privately-owned investment and advisory firm, based in London and Los Angeles, which specialized in early-stage situations and principal investing. In 2001, he joined Touchstone Securities, an independent advisory boutique, based in London, which provided high-level corporate finance advice to large corporates, private families and institutions. He then became a principal with P&P Partners, a private family office engaged in direct investment. In 2006, Andrew was appointed a Director of Synergis Technologies, the UK arm of venture investment firm Porton Capital.