Andrew was appointed as a Nominee Director of Opteon in February 2017 (as nominee of Opteon’s franchisees). He has over 30 years’ experience in the property sector beginning his career with the State Bank in 1983. He formed the valuation business Hopcraft Aylward in 1993 in Orange NSW which evolved to become the leading valuation firm in the region. Andrew specialises in business and agribusiness valuations, government property services, family succession planning and landowner negotiations on behalf of large scale development proponents including mining companies and statutory authorities.
Andrew has recently completed the director’s course with the Australian Institute of Company Directors.