Andrew Marsden

With 30 years of board experience, Andrew has held P&L responsibility across a wide range of manufacturing and service businesses. His experience covers private industry, the third sector, trade and government bodies.

He has served on the Governmental Advisory Committee on Advertising, is a former director of the Audit Bureau of Circulations, the Committee of Advertising Practice and the Broadcast Committee of Advertising Practice. Andrew is a former Chairman of the Institute of Promotional Marketing, the Incorporated Society of British Advertisers, is a Past President of The Marketing Society and was Chairman of The Advertising Standards Authority Code Review. In 2011 he was the Independent Reviewer in the Armed Forces Communications Capability Review.

He is a past Master of the Worshipful Company of Marketors, is a member of the Livery Committee of the City of London and Chairman of the 14 strong Financial Services Group of Livery Companies and is Chairman of The Debating Group.

Andrew holds a degree in business from Bradford, an Honorary Doctorate from Anglia Ruskin and is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Marketing, the Institute of Promotional Marketing, the Marketing Society and the Royal Society of Arts. He has been a Trustee of several national charities.

Favourite food/drink: Good old Fish and Chips…served with Yorkshire Caviar of course! Keen on wine but I do appreciate a slow brewed Bavarian lager.

Interesting fact about you:  I have slept under canvas on Antarctica

Favourite ‘out of work’ activity: Relaxing with friends

Favourite type of holiday: Adore visiting the relatively unknown parts of the world