About Me

Me in a Nutshell

Andy Powell I've worked in IT one way or another most of my adult life, working my way up from first line technical support to Director of IT before setting out to work for myself. These days I'm a freelance technologists working with companies of all sizes to make better use of technology and founder of Hack Oldham a non profit community maker space for which I won the Pride in Oldham award.

My Experience

  1. Web Development - 15 Years
  2. Business Development - 10 Years
  3. Community Development - 6 Years
  4. Maker Movement - 5 Years
Outside of work I'm a STEM ambassador, Code Club and CodeUp Mentor and organiser of Oldhams WordPress user group. From time to time I have availability for consulting and project work, I'm also available for speaking engagements and workshops. Interested in working with me? Click here to get in touch...

  • Andy has constantly delivered exceptional work, on time and on budget, His wealth of experience and knowledge has proved time and again to be invaluable.- Colin McEwen - Solicitor - MACs Legal Services Ltd
  • Hands down mate, you guys are one of the best things to happen to Oldham.- Chris Doyle - Managing Director - Hub Projects
  • Andy's workshops have always been popular his engaging teaching style always results in overwhelmingly positive feedback.- Victoria Varley - Library Development Officer - Oldham Libraries
  • An interesting human being- Jon Bloor - Oldham Council - Economic Policy Development and Commissioner