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.

In 2014 I founded Hack Oldham, a non profit community owned co-working & makerspace for which I won the Pride in Oldham award. I now work with SME's as a WordPress specialist & Digital Training, helping small businesses make the most of the internet.

My Experience

  1. IT & Infrastructure - 20 Years
  2. Web Development - 15 Years
  3. WordPress- 12 Years
  4. Business Development - 10 Years
  5. Community Development - 6 Years
  6. Maker Movement - 5 Years
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  • 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
  • full of amazingly-good ideas!!!- Ruth Major - #1PeiceOfRubbish
  • I attended the Wordpress course on 25 April & 2 May. It was an excellent course and, as a result, I'm confident that I have the basics to enable me to do what I need to do and to use what I've learnt to improve and to build my skill levels.- Mike Walton - Middlewich Heritage Trust
  • Thanks to @madlabuk & @p0welly for our second Wordpress workshop for NW museums, demystifying the terminology. We now know that plug-ins are not air fresheners and slugs aren’t little slimy creatures...- Museum Developments Northwest