Andrew Gordon Simpkin
Andrew is a solicitor and from 1973 to 2007 was a partner in Pannone LLP Solicitors in Manchester.
specialises in commercial property, tax and public sector issues.
He served periods on the Board of Management, principally as finance director of the firm.
originated quality standards for the legal profession; and in particular Pannone was the first firm in the world to achieve ISO 9001.
From 2007 to March 2010 Andrew was a consultant to Pannone LLP.
Andrew is a non executive director of fashion internet retail company Boo Hoo.
He was a founding trustee of the Louise Da Cocodia Trust.
He is currently a governor of Chethams School of Music and a board member of Arawak Walton Housing Association.
relaxes by indulging in, and teaching, scuba diving and also by winter climbing.