|Job Title||Founding Director|
|Organisation||the green field|
|Subscription Level||Small Business|
|Registered Since||13 Mar 2003|
|Areas of Expertise||Multichannel Marketing, Online Advertising, Community Management, Strategy & Operations, Web Project Management|
Email:Telephone: 0845 689 1605
Address: Suite 1, 2 Manchester Road, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK11 9EG, United Kingdom
The green field was founded at the end of 2008 by Andrew Thomas with the singular purpose of helping people, organisations and companies develop well thought through strategies, to harness the opportunities offered by digital and interactive channels.
Andrew up until the end of 2008 was an Executive Director at Bounty and part of the management team that sold the business to the publicly listed Canadian company Kaboose. Bounty - now part of the Treehouse Group - is the leading direct marketing business focusing on expectant mothers and new parent households.
Andrew joined Bounty in 2005 to develop their e-business opportunity and commercialise what is the leading online meeting point for mums in the UK.
Andrew’s marketing experience extends back over twenty years having joined BMP DDB in London in the late eighties, after completing five years as a captain in the British Army. He spent most of career working at the global advertising agency McCann-Erickson.
Since leaving Bouny, Andrew has incorporated being a Media Development Professional with Vision and Media; an Associate Coach with Winning Pitch on the Northwest Regional Development Agency’s High Growth Programme and certified trainer with Econsultancy.
He is currently a non-executive director of the digital businesses Auburnise and Return on Digital. He recently completed eighteen months as an advisor and Non Executive Director at Chillingo, culminating in the sale of the business to Electronic Arts.
Andrew has a Post Graduate Diploma in Executive Coaching and Leadership Mentoring (PG Dip). He is a Fellow of the Institute of Leadership and Management (FinstLM) and a member of the European Mentoring and Coaching Council (EMCC). He is also a qualified Myers Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI®), FIRO-B® and DiSC® practitioner.
Andrew’s passion is road cycling. In his spare time he helps manage a youth racing team, and has recently established a new business Northern Albion Ltd identifying, developing and importing innovative cycling products into the United Kingdom.
the green field
Coaching and consulting business website
Cycling accessory distribution website
pOcpac Ecommerce website
Education and Qualifications
BSc Hons Nottingham University
PG Dip Executive Coaching and Leadership Mentoring
Forum posts by andrew thomas
- Advice needed for pricing my site membership, 11 Nov 2008