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Andrew McFarlan, august 2023

Andrew McFarlan

For 13 years, Andrew has helped turn nervous presenters into confident keynote speakers.

His experience is gained from running over 2,000 training courses across food and drink, construction, healthcare, government and the third sector.

Andrew took over the reigns of Managing Director from Bill in 2016.

In that time, he’s added negotiation skills training, social media training, writing training and Talk like TED training to the suite of courses Pink Elephant offers.

Andrew gained a First Class Honours degree from the University of St Andrews, before working in both business-to-business and business-to-customer sales and marketing organisations in London and Birmingham, Glasgow, and across Scotland.

He has several years’ experience working closely with business owners, mentors and investors in Entrepreneurial Spark and the Saltire Foundation.

Now Andrew’s focus is on working with you to help you use get your message across in a way that’s engaging, confident and succinct.

And Outside Work?

Andrew’s a keen sportsman – playing football, rugby, golf, and going to the gym. He’s also often found chasing after his two kids, Sophie and Harris, or belting out Flower of Scotland at Hampden and Murrayfield.

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