Andrew is one of two founding Directors and the leader of the procurement practice for Edbury Daley, a niche recruitment consultancy formed in 2005. His core strength is mid to senior level procurement appointments with emphasis on key skills like strategic sourcing, procurement transformation and stakeholder engagement. He has over sixteen years experience of recruiting procurement professionals across the private sector. In 2010 he began to develop a specialist SRM practice, and has since had increasing success in the growing Procurement Services sector which includes consultancies specialising in procurement led transformation programmes and the deployment of spend management and data analytics tools. He regularly publishes commentary on the employment market conditions for the procurement profession including the highly regarded quarterly procurement market update, some research studies and other articles on issues affecting the profession. Andrew’s career in Executive Recruitment started when he joined The PSD Group in 1995. In 1998 he was asked to take responsibility for launching the new Purchasing & Supply Chain division and has specialised in procurement ever since. He can list some of the leading professionals in the sector amongst his regular customers and is particularly well networked across the consultancy field. Andrew was educated at William Hulme’s Grammar School in Manchester before graduating from the University of Sheffield with an honours degree in Economics in 1993. Outside of work he is a devoted father to his two daughters and keen golfer.