Andrew has 30 years of experience in the medical device industry during which time he has set up joint manufacturing ventures in India and is currently engaged in setting up a manufacturing venture in China. He has also set up distribution to ‘globalise’ his innovations in 36 countries and has particularly strong knowledge of the Asian markets. Andrew has exited from 3 businesses he set up and also worked for 5 years with Biotrace PLC as Business development advisor to the CEO during which time the share price rose from 26p (2001) to 130p on exit to 3M 5 years later. Andrew still consults for the US business (Baker Inc) who acquired his cell biology business and currently has a diverse range of interests. Andrew is an experienced Entrepreneur with a track record of pioneering innovations which include the innovation of the world’s first instant hygiene test now used extensively in food safety applications around the world – technology now in the hands of 3M following a series of acquisitions, innovation of precision low oxygen tissue culture systems for cell biology and regenerative medicine, innovation of an integrated ‘Womb’ environment used in IVF to improve clinical pregnancy rate, the development of a range of jewellery that features integrated technology and the set up an operation of Yorkshire most awarded ‘Boutique holiday resort’ (Faweather Grange).