Andrew Mercer is the founding CEO of 2OC. Prior to starting 2OC in 2004, with fellow entrepreneur and environmentalist Michael Edge, Andrew was CEO of the Bath based leadership mentoring and coaching company, Footdown Ltd, a company he founded in 2000.
Before starting Footdown he sold One Meaning, the software company he founded in 1988, to Oracle Corporation. This followed a period in which he raised US venture capital and moved the business to California.
He qualified as a chartered accountant in 1978 and is a competitive sailor.