Andrew Guy

 

+44 (0)121 794 0630

+44 (0)7879 643 356

a.guy@friisberg.com

3 Temple Row West
Birmingham B2 5NY

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Qualifications

BEng(Hons) Engineering & Management

 

Expertise

Sectors: Industrial, Defence & Aerospace, Automotive, Professional Services, Managed Services, Property, Not for Profit, Banking / Financial Services, Sport / Leisure / Entertainment

Functions: Non-Executive, Board, HR, Manufacturing, Operations, Sales, Consulting, Finance, Marketing

 

Biography

Early career with IBM and Jaguar Cars. Infantry officer with British Army. Executive search with Whitehead Mann in London, then Norman Broadbent in Birmingham (NBS). In 1996 joined Deloitte to lead Executive Search in the Midlands. In 1999 regulation changed for accountancy firms and executive search was deemed to compromise auditor independence, so started PGC in early 2000.

Partner of Friisberg & Partners International since 2010 when PGC acquired shares in this Swiss-based Executive Search Group originally established in 1977 and which has over 30 offices throughout Europe.

 

  • Named one of the top entrepreneurs in the Midlands by Business Insider Magazine, June 2010.
  • Chair of expert panel “Managing in an Employee Owned Business”, EOA Conference, November 2014.
  • Speaker at Institute of Directors at launch of IoD Non-Executive Director Programme, November 2015.
  • Guest speaker at University of Birmingham on succession in family businesses, March 2017.
  • Keynote speaker at RBS Legal Conferences on leadership in law firms, Winter/Spring 2017.
  • Top5 Human Resources Adviser, Experian & Enterprise Nation Top50 Adviser Awards 2018.