Andrew Brophy, Senior Consultant

Andy.jpgAndrew Brophy specialises in operational and strategic leadership roles in the commercial education and maintained sectors at The Spencer Group. He has led many executive searches on behalf of private and public sector clients, education trusts, Diocesan boards of education and charities around the world.

Andrew brings over 10 years’ experience in the recruitment sector, and has specialised in education for more than seven. He began his career in corporate risk assessment with one of the world’s leading insurance and investment houses, before joining a national financial recruitment firm where he ran executive search assignments for blue-chip companies and entrepreneurial start-ups alike, and advised clients on governance and leadership on a pan-European basis.

He moved into search and selection in the education market with an academically focused firm, leading their senior-level appointments with a wide range of clients including local authorities and Diocesan boards of education, independent and private school groups, commercial education businesses, third sector organisations, education trusts and charities.

In his spare time, Andrew is a semi-professional musician and music educator and has performed across Latin America and Europe. He is fluent in Portuguese and Spanish, having lived and worked in Latin America. He is leading The Spencer Group’s continued focus on this important region.