Andrew took up rowing at school in London in 1972 and subsequently raced both at college and club but since 1996 has been based in Sudbury. Having spent a number of years masquerading as a senior rower Andrew has more recently been seen racing at Masters events around the country and is part of the pair that holds the current Masters E 2- record for the Great Ouse Marathon. Andrew has been Vice Captain, Captain and Chairman of Sudbury RC and has coached a number of successful crews over the years. He has also been intimately involved in the running of Sudbury International Regatta as Entries Secretary, Race Committee Chair and Commentator, helping to maintain the Event’s status as one of the country’s traditional market town regattas. Having qualified as an Umpire in 2008 Andrew has thrown himself into the role and assists both regionally and nationally, experiencing the atmosphere at events as diverse as Lea Spring, Blenheim Palace, Peterborough Summer and National Schools Regattas. Andrew was re-elected as Chairman at the 2017 Annual General Meeting, holds a position on British Rowing Council and sits on the Regional Chairman Forum.