Andrew McLachrie, Finance Director and Company Secretary
Andrew McLachrie is Group Finance Director for Semta and EAL. Having joined the group in 2012, Andrew has been responsible for integrating the finance function firmly within the business – driving improvements through insightful management reporting together with valued business support and partnering.
As well as continuing to improve EAL's financial position, Andrew has also played a critical role in the transition of the finance team. This has resulted in a modern and efficient outsourced team that not only provides the control and integrity expected, but also continues to provide vital support to the overall business.
Prior to joining the Semta Group, Andrew held a number of senior roles with Nortel, Tesco, Cisco, Pitney Bowes and most recently EE. These roles ranged from multi-million pound profit
improvement programmes and business division control and advisory roles to pan-European deal negotiations and financing.
Andrew graduated from Cardiff University after reading Accountancy and became a qualified accountant during his time in industry.