Chairman
Andrew founded Connect in 1989 with the aim of providing the highest level of care to people with musculoskeletal (MSK) problems.

He qualified as a physiotherapist from Northumbria University in 1985 and worked at Edinburgh’s main teaching hospital, The Royal Infirmary, for three years. He returned to Newcastle to take up a post in Sports Medicine.

Andrew combines his clinical expertise and commercial experience to develop innovative new ways to meet patient needs and commissioners’ budgets. A passionate believer in the value of effective physiotherapy practice, he is an active member of The Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (CSP) and a regular contributor to the development of improvements in professional practice.

Andrew is delighted to be a Visiting Professor of Leeds Beckett University and a Trustee of Ways to Wellness, a charity in the West of Newcastle.