Andy Gurnett

Senior Facilitator

Andy’s friendly and outcome-focused approach is favored by such companies as Chevron and Singapore Airlines.

2 Truths and a lie

Here are some facts about Andy – which one do you think is a lie?

  1. I was a DJ at one of Singapore’s top nightclubs.
  2. I played professional rugby at age 17 for the county of Worcestershire.
  3. My photographs have appeared on one album cover and one book cover.

With 18 years of training experience in 14 countries, Andy is known for his legendary presentation and facilitation skills. He believes in neither cookie-cutter courses nor boring lectures, opting instead for a supportive training environment where people have the freedom to experiment. To futurethink, he brings an easygoing yet purposeful style that has translated into successful programs for Bloomberg, Deloitte, Chevron, and Singapore Airlines.

Andy is also entrepreneurial, having founded The Right Angle, a training and consulting firm for managers and leaders across Asia. He has also served as Deputy Director at the Singapore government’s Institute for Adult Learning (IAL), a training center that develops trainers, and as Regional Education Consultant and Change Manager for the British Council.

Andy received his undergraduate degree in Electronics from Keele University in Staffordshire. His post-graduate education includes a distinction in his Diploma of English Language Teaching, a qualification that set him on the path of becoming a global educator and specialist in adult learning. He also has numerous accreditations in the leadership space.

A co-organizer of the 1993 British Juggling Convention, Andy can juggle clubs, knives, and flaming torches. When he’s not throwing sharp objects into the air, Andy roams Singapore with his camera. A keen abstract photographer, he presented ideas on creativity and photography in a 2010 TEDx talk in Singapore. His first solo show, “Accidental Art,” was held in 2012, and his work can be found at the 2013 Affordable Art Fair in Singapore.