Andy McLeish has worked in senior marketing and innovation director roles in organizations across many industries from building products to lotteries. He spent ten years working in the communications and advertising industry, with most of that time as Head of Strategy at Colenso BBDO, an Auckland New Zealand based agency that rose to be ranked #1 in the world for creativity and in the top 5 for effectiveness for three years running. Andy himself was ranked inside the top 3 most effective strategists in the world.
Andy has also spent time as an independent consultant to a number of businesses in the areas of innovation, strategic roadmapping, brand and corporate strategy and purpose.
He is now a partner at Shine in New Zealand, a creative consultancy working with many of that country’s largest corporates and most exciting startups and entrepreneurs. He also sits on advisory boards with his specialist expertise being brand, innovation and business growth strategy.