Andrew is Managing Partner of Canadian Shield Capital, a private equity investment and advisory firm focused on building great Canadian businesses with strong management teams.
Canadian Shield is allied with Hatch, a global engineering firm focused on mining and metals, energy, and infrastructure projects. Andrew is a member of the board at Hatch.
Andrew spent 27 years at Deloitte, becoming Vice Chair of the firm and Chair of its Client Cabinet, where he was responsible for the firm's largest clients and government relationships, including co-authoring The Future of Productivity, research aimed at improving the productivity of Canadian business.
Andrew's practice focused on merger and acquisition planning. He held numerous leadership roles in Deloitte's tax practice, including as Managing Partner and a member of the firm's Global Executive. Named one of Canada's leading advisors by the International Tax Review, Andrew was a regular speaker and author on tax policy, having appeared as an expert witness before the House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance and the Senate Standing Committee on Banking, Trade and Commerce.
Andrew left Deloitte to co-found Altas in 2012, initially serving as Chief Operating Officer and Managing Partner. Altas completed its first two deals, NSC Minerals, and St George's University, before Andrew left to found Canadian Shield.
In addition to his board role at Hatch, Andrew serves on a number of public and private company boards. He is currently the Chair of the McMichael Canadian Art Collection and serves on the boards of the Children's Aid Foundation of Canada and Upper Canada College.
He is a Chartered Accountant (FCPA, FCA) and holds a Bachelor of Arts and a Masters of Accounting from the University of Waterloo.
Andrew lives in Toronto with his wife, Christine, and two sons, Charlie and Liam.