Andy has been a developer since a young age, and professionally for the last 16 years. After his uncle (a developer) turned up in a TVR Griffith at eight years old, the same year, he got a ZX Spectrum for Christmas, which was almost a career choice made. When Andy finished formal education, he used the Microsoft .NET stack during the majority of his career. In recent years has developed Cloud Architecture skills and building software in service providers, such as AWS and Azure. Andy was recently given a Microsoft MVP (Most Valuable Professional) Award in Developer Technologies for 2020/21 to recognize his work in the development community.