Andrew joined the ISB as Principal Trombone in 1986, and has maintained that position since then.
Originally from Sutton, South London, he grew up in the Portsmouth Citadel Corps before moving to Bristol Easton to complete his postgraduate studies at Bristol University. In 1984 he moved to Enfield, where he joined the Enfield Citadel Band under the leadership of Bandmaster James Williams and currently serves as the Deputy Bandmaster.
Professionally, Andrew is currently a Chartered architect having worked for many practices based in the UK and internationally for over 30 years.
Andrew is currently the longest-serving non-SA employee in the band. One notable highlight during his time in the band was playing a solo for President George Bush (Senior) at the official opening of the Salvation Army's Old Orchard Beach Pavilion in July 1998, in Maine, USA. Andrew was also accompanied by the ISB at the Royal Albert Hall as a soloist at the 1978 International Congress, when he played 'Concert Piece' by Alexandre Guilmant.