Andy Swarbrick was appointed as Chairman of Bailey Fisher in 2014, following a 40 year career at Deloitte, most recently as Head of the Entrepreneurial Business Team in Cambridge. Having joined Deloitte in 1975, Andy was promoted to Partner in 1984 and Senior Partner seven years later. During his tenure as Senior Partner, Andy led the growth of the Cambridge office to become the largest single office accountancy practice in the East Anglia region. Andy stepped down as Senior Partner of the Cambridge office in 2007 to concentrate on growing the Entrepreneurial Business Team, working closely with a range of high-growth technology and life science ventures.
Andy holds other non executive positions with a regional law firm and with a local Life Sciences consulting firm. He is also Chairman of the Cambridge Music Festival, a Director and Chair of the Audit Committee for The Cambridge Arts Theatre, and a Trustee of two other arts related charities. He also sits on the Advisory Committee of the London Philharmonic Orchestra.