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Andy Pickles


Andy is the Chief Executive and Co-Founder of U-Explore. Previous to this, he was Deputy Chairman of the Music Factory Entertainment Group and a successful music producer selling over 10 million records, most notably with the infamous Jive Bunny and the Mastermixers. Andy was Lead Sponsor of Maltby Academy, which opened in January 2010 and after 5 years of constant improvement the academy became a Multi Academy Trust, at which point Andy relinquished his role in 2015. He is passionate about transforming young people’s life chances through a more proactive and relevant approach to careers guidance and now incredibly proud that U-Explore provides its careers software to all young people and schools free of charge.