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Retail writer, former Forbes contributor, IBM Futurist, author of the book ‘Harry Was Right All Along’, Andrew is one of the most high-profile & in demand figures in retail, regularly featuring in the top 10 lists of global retail influencers.
Andrew has worked with many of the UK's top retail businesses and held senior roles at Kingfisher and Superdrug.
Andrew is regularly featured in the media including radio and national news.
An International Retail veteran of over 40 years, operating at board leadership & operational level with a number of major retail groups including Debenhams, Arcadia, Kingfisher, Claire's, Shop Direct (Very) Group & Alshaya.
Now a leading retail strategy consultant, passionately involved in the huge change enveloping the retail world since the march of growth of online and the acceleration of this change brought about by the Covid-19 pandemic.
Pat is an expert in all forms of operational & people processes across the retail & hospitality sectors.
Colin served as a bomb disposal officer in the British Army, with operational tours including the Falklands, Gulf, Bosnia & Kosovo. He instructed at the British EOD school & spent many years in military intelligence, also leading the first British team to train Afghan deminers before his final tour with the Gurkhas.
He is now technical director of Fenix Insight Ltd, responsible for the disassembly & analysis of live munitions around the world. Colin also writes the leading technical reference work on EOD for Jane's Information Group.