Andy joined the BDA as CEO in December 2018. He was appointed by the Board after serving four-and-a-half years as chief investment officer for the Bermuda Tourism Authority, where he was responsible for cultivating investment via hotel development and other tourism-related infrastructure. He worked to stimulate capital investment, facilitate immigration, permits and tax issues, and helped create investor-friendly legislation to increase Bermuda’s competitiveness to attract inward hospitality investment. Previously, Andy spent 25 years in the financial services industry, including a decade at HSBC Bermuda, where he served as head of commercial banking. He has also been a director on numerous boards, including HSBC Cayman Islands, and currently serves as a director of Bermuda Chamber of Commerce, Raleigh Bermuda and Pathways Bermuda.