Andrew Porter

Andrew is a business mentor and coach with a provocative and inspiring approach to achieving performance. He is working with a number of third sector charities, social enterprises and NGO’s and has extensive private sector and public sector experience including the criminal justice sector.

Andrew is passionate about values based leadership and how it can transform individuals and organisations. He has a wide ranging corporate background, combined with an international consulting and coaching career and over 30 years’ experience of leadership, from leading specialist teams to corporate board roles.

Andrew is highly networked and is able to support clients by brokering powerful connections. Andrew operates effectively across diverse sectors, with deep and wide ranging sector expertise and addresses the challenge of achieving personal visions whilst delivering outstanding business performance.

Key skills & experience

  • 30 years’ commercial experience from start-up through change to closure
  • Works extensively with leaders to drive performance in times of ambiguity and changing priorities
  • Qualified in numerous coaching and organisational development and change methodologies
  • Specialises in creating clarity of purpose and alignment, working with teams at all levels


Recent projects

  • Supporting income diversification, potential mergers and partnership working with Welsh regional charities
  • Working with ethical corporate businesses – investment bank and housing association
  • Worked with the board of a newly formed South West probation CRC as they merge three trusts and transition to a new corporate structure under a new owner
  • Extensive coaching to senior teams in regional charities dealing with vulnerable individuals.

Other information

Also a practitioner successfully running two social purpose consultancy businesses with well-defined social missions operating in a competitive and changing environment.


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