Andy’s international experience is evident in his ability to connect with our multi-cultural team… the time the team spends together with Andy is engaging and practical… he enables us to forge links between theory and practice… his approach gives the learning immediate relevance… very good at creating the environment that allows for growth to happen in the team… we are now better placed to grow as a team and to cope with future challenges.
CEO, OEM Captive, Thailand
(Engaged to work with the CEO and his Leadership Team)
Andy has the ability to know when to use the skills he has. He knows when to listen, or to be provocative in his questioning. They say timing is everything, and that is where his biggest strength is, to know when what action on his part is needed.
VP Sales and Marketing OEM Captive, N. America
(Engaged to coach a member of the Sales & Marketing team)
Andy brought clear structure and guidance for discussions, in a very friendly and professional way… spent time with our leaders to understand their situation/expectation/feelings… makes his programs/coaching effective with good acceptance… he proactively collected stakeholder needs and integrated them very well with a professional approach… Good understanding of our structure/culture… made support quite unique to our colleagues. Trustworthy: received a lot of sensitive information while talking with the colleagues… always calm and professional… only received good feedback… bought positive messages to the group/people…
Regional Head of HR, OEM Captive Asia Pacific
(Engaged to support APAC markets)
Andy worked with the organisation team closely... Throughout, he demonstrated professionalism, dedication to details, and commitment to achieving the goal… his endeavour and coaching skills were well recognised by the organisation team and participants.
Change Manager of Post-Merger Integration Team, OEM Captive China
(Engaged to facilitate joint Leadership workshop between two subsidiaries in China)
Andy showed strong empathy to the team, he cared about each individual’s priorities and respected their differences… especially dealing with sensitive topics… steered the program within the timeline and made good use of different coaching media, e.g. online, 121 coaching, conference calls, etc… he has a very holistic view of our organisation… Andy gained support from key stakeholders in both China and at the global headquarters… and coached the team to better understand our corporate way of working and leading… he facilitated our strategy process, which was very helpful for the overall project running smoothly…
Post Merger Integration HR partner
(Engaged to deliver a leadership development programme)
I have found Andy to be of high integrity… client satisfaction is his highest priority. He has been candid in his comments which were very appropriate, and he has a very considered approach to providing coaching feedback… has proven to be highly reliable, adjustable to the project requirements… good communication skills… builds relationships rapidly by putting people at ease resulting in their trust being placed with him quickly…
Managing Director, International Consultancy
(Engaged to support a strategy project)
My observations of Andy have been nothing but positive… he has the knack of making people around him feel comfortable, which allows for conversations to develop with positive outcomes… He earns respect quickly through his professional approach to business in general but also through his caring attitude… Andy has a wealth of experience in the Automotive sector but, as important, he has worked in different regions around the world and is sensitive to cultural differences and styles… Observing Andy at work reminds you of the importance of investing time in employees’ personal development and the positive return that such an approach has on the business…
Former Regional Director, OEM Captive Finance Company
(Worked with Andy at Tesla and on consulting projects for Aquilae)