Andrew Dewhurst

Managing Director

Andrew founded Affilius Group in 1990 and has grown the digital consultancy and software solutions business to include 8 subsidiaries and 14 software solution brands. Andrew started his career as IT Manager for an East Lancashire engineering company before taking the role of IT Director for a global manufacturing group where he led a team implementing business software across 23 factories in 18 countries.

He has worked in a non-exec Director and business coach role with over 50 North West digital and IT sector businesses. He has lived and worked in Switzerland for three years and the USA for three years.

Andrew is a Trustee and current Treasurer of the homelessness and domestic violence charity Positive Action In The Community. He is the Founder of the Community Interest Companies Safety Bubble CIC and The IT Works Hub CIC.

Andrew graduated from UCLAN with a BSc. (Hons) in Business Information Technology. He is a keen musician and composer and author of the books ‘Service Saviour’ (2008) and ‘The 7 reasons IT projects fail’ (2018).


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