Andy Adcock

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As a former MD, Trading and Brand Director who has spent his career within large corporate organisations, Andy

Adcock has extensive experience leading change programmes, driving profitable growth and developing large

teams. As a business development and retail expert he has worked with leadership teams to support business

transformation, cultural change and improved ways of working. He has advised and coached CEO’s, executives,

senior teams and emerging talent across a variety of business areas, including manufacturing, retail and online.

Andy is passionate about people, product and results, underpinned with a focus on targets, accountability and

positive leadership behaviours.


Andy brings almost 30 years of experience leading commercial operations and running large multi-discipline teams.

He has a proven track record of enhancing performance by rigorous improvement of operational practices. He has

operated within large multi-channel companies and has broad experience in business transformation, agile working

and leadership development. Andy has worked in a diversity of business cultures, both internationally and within

the UK: with experience of both the highly structured, to the ‘flat’ and empowered. As MD of M&S Food he led the

business to record profit levels and 3 time winners of UK retailer of the year. At both Asda and M&S he also led

significant cost management and change programmes resulting in multiples of £100m savings.


He joined BCG as Senior Advisor in 2019 and has since been involved in multiple projects all over Europe, the US

and in Australia. As a member of the Consumer and Retail Practice, he has supported BCG and clients on a range of

projects from supply chain, through commercial infrastructure, to private label. Andy advises and coaches on

strategy, business development, innovation, transformation and ways of working.


Andy is an advisor supporting the boards of retail, manufacturing, and hospitality businesses. He is a board advisor

at Tessiant, Trusted Data Analytics and 2SFG, along with running the advisory and coaching business he founded. He

has previously served on the charity boards of Movement to Work and Grocery Aid.


Andy received his Bachelor of Arts from the University of South Wales. He has also completed Leadership and

Strategic Management Programmes at Manchester University Business School and has certification in Leadership

Coaching, Facilitation and Negotiation