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Founder & Managing Director at Potentia Capital
Andrew founded Potentia in 2014 as a private equity investment firm to pursue control investments in software and tech-enabled services businesses with enterprise values from $50 to $300 million.
He is also currently serving as Executive Chairman of Ascender (formerly Talent2 HRMS) and is Chairman of Live Tiles, an Australia listed software company.
Before founding Potentia, Andrew was a Managing Director of Archer Capital where he led the highly successful MYOB transaction, Archer’s largest and most successful transaction to date, and more recently he directed the acquisition of V8 Supercars. He also served as a Director of iNova Pharmaceuticals. Before joining Archer in 2008, he was a partner with Francisco Partners, a $5bn private equity firm focused exclusively on technology companies. Earlier in his career Andrew co-founded software firm Abilizer Solutions, and was also a principal at Genstar Capital based in San Francisco, was an investment banker with James D. Wolfensohn and a consultant with McKinsey & Company.
Andrew holds a Bachelor Degree with First Class Honors in Aeronautical Engineering from the University of Sydney and a Masters of Business Administration from The Harvard Business School.