Andrew Jowett is currently the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) for UPG, a private equity-backed, US-based Original Design Manufacturer (ODM), contract manufacturer, and plastics injection molder. UPG operates three manufacturing/assembly facilities, in Houston, TX, Cardiff, United Kingdom, and Suzhou, China.
Andrew is a Chartered Accountant who qualified with PricewaterhouseCoopers in the UK. He has worked in the US for over 20 years, primarily in the Oilfield Services sector for companies large and small, public and private-equity backed. Andrew has worked in both high-growth and turnaround situations and he specializes in building accounting teams and strengthening controls and procedures.
Andrew is also the chair of the Houston chapter of the Financial Executives Network Group (FENG) which is a voluntary networking organization for CFO’s, Controllers, Treasurers and other senior finance executives. The FENG has over 40,000 members with chapters in every major US city and some internationally too.