Andrew
Gibson

CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER

Andrew understands all things finance. He knows how to optimize financial resources to achieve ultimate transformational change. Having gained his Chartered Accountancy qualifications at KPMG, where he specialised in International Business tax, Andrew has since lived in the UK, USA, Africa and Singapore, whilst managing operations in every continent except the Antarctic.
Andrew’s vast international experience revolves around managing companies through periods of significant change from hyper growth start-ups to large international PLCs. Andrew is new to the public transportation industry, but his transferrable skillset has previously been deployed across the oil and gas industry, large scale construction projects and international project management.

Andrew’s career has included a long stint as International Finance Director of a major industrial services group, where he was responsible for managing operations in 26 countries. This involved directly supervising all new projects, the highlight being the opening of a Russian business which went from start up to 1,800 staff in the period of one year. Subsequently, as CFO and later COO, Andrew managed one of the largest independent groups in West Africa, responsible for over 5,000 members of staff.

In his role as Chief Financial Officer for Ascendal Group, Andrew is passionate about building systems and procedures that help companies run smoothly, enabling staff, increasing profitability and promoting customer service.

Andrew
Gibson

CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER

Andrew understands all things finance. He knows how to optimize financial resources to achieve ultimate transformational change. Having gained his Chartered Accountancy qualifications at KPMG, where he specialised in International Business tax, Andrew has since lived in the UK, USA, Africa and Singapore, whilst managing operations in every continent except the Antarctic.
Andrew’s vast international experience revolves around managing companies through periods of significant change from hyper growth start-ups to large international PLCs. Andrew is new to the public transportation industry, but his transferrable skillset has previously been deployed across the oil and gas industry, large scale construction projects and international project management.

Andrew’s career has included a long stint as International Finance Director of a major industrial services group, where he was responsible for managing operations in 26 countries. This involved directly supervising all new projects, the highlight being the opening of a Russian business which went from start up to 1,800 staff in the period of one year. Subsequently, as CFO and later COO, Andrew managed one of the largest independent groups in West Africa, responsible for over 5,000 members of staff.

In his role as Chief Financial Officer for Ascendal Group, Andrew is passionate about building systems and procedures that help companies run smoothly, enabling staff, increasing profitability and promoting customer service.