With a background in chartered accountancy and merchant banking Andrew is the founder of a number of successful ventures in the music industry, the most high profile of these being the Kingstreet Group of companies, which is best known as the live touring producer for many major artists including Pink Floyd, Genesis, Elton John, Robbie Williams, Kylie Minogue, Shakira and others.
Andrew has been involved in the music industry throughout his 40-year career and is a onetime partner of Prince Rupert Loewenstein, managing the financial and business affairs for the Rolling Stones.
In late 2013 he co-founded Music + Sport with his business partner Simon Halden. ‘The Jockey Club Live’ was subsequently launched by Music+Sport in 2014 as a partnership with Jockey Club Racecourses Ltd (the largest commercial group in British horseracing) to secure, promote and produce music and other forms of live entertainment at the Jockey Club’s 15 well-known racecourse venues nationwide and to cement it’s position as one of the largest music promoters in the UK.
More recently Music+Sport has strengthened its position as the market leader in the sports and music sector. Through new partnerships at Newbury and York racecourses, along with other sports including rugby (Harlequins and Gloucester in England and Scarlets in Wales), motor sport (Donington Park) and cricket (The Ageas Bowl). These venues have featured major pop acts including Jess Glynne, Little Mix and Olly Murs.
Alongside his interests in the music industry Andrew is also a member of the fundraising committee and a former treasurer of Nordoff Robbins Music Therapy, a Charity that uses music in the treatment and care of autistic children.
He also has a passion for historic motorsport and is director of Wincanton Racecourse.