One of the most high-profile figures in the retail sector, Andrew Busby is considered a thought leader and influencer within the global retail environment. A former Forbes contributor, he is a member of ReTHINK Retail, an exclusive global retail community.
The Global Retail Senior Director at Software AG, Andrew Busby has a retail career spanning almost 25 years. He has held senior positions at Kingfisher and Superdrug and has also worked for several leading technology partners, bringing innovative solutions to numerous retail businesses. He has also published many retail blogs and articles and is the bestselling author of ‘Harry Was Right All Along’.
Andrew Busby is a member of the IORMA Advisory Board, an Advisory Board member at Retail Week, a founder of the Retail Advisory Board, and editor at large for Retail Technology magazine. His quotes regularly appear in various media like television, radio, and the national press.
As a much sought-after conference speaker, Andrew Busby has the unique ability to address all things related to the global retail sector. He has spoken at conferences across Europe, Asia, and in North and South America.
He tailors his talks to suit his audience’s needs. He lives in the United Kingdom and presents in English.
"Andrew Busby is a retail guru and delivered the keynote 'Retail now and the future: post pandemic.' All worked brilliantly with Andrew – presentation and engagement and the ease of communication were great. I can only say thank you and recommend Andrew for such engagements in the future."
"Thank you for your invaluable contribution to the success of the 2nd InStore Marketing Conference"
“I have had several dealings with Andrew , whilst engaged with CA on a number of projects. Each time I have found him to display the highest integrity, creativity and honesty whilst being extremely supportive to the clients needs. He manages to bring on board individuals from within CA that compliment his approach, with upmost professionalism. Andrews approach is not pushy, but extremely collaborative and accepts when the timing is not always right and continues to maintain a strong relationship. Very easy to deal and do business with.”
"Our team was delighted to have such a passionate and charismatic speaker at the Future of Retail 2019 conference, Sofia. Zana, we believe your presentation was among the best ones during the event and we are convinced that the information you shared was a huge benefit to the attendees and will impact their future work"
"Rated as one of the most valuable and relevant speakers. Excellent and engaging"
"Whether it is discussing the parallels between retailing and motor racing, attacking the ‘amorphous aberration’ of business rates, or exploring the importance of personalisation and artificial intelligence, Busby is consistently interesting and thought-provoking. I take comfort in his conclusion that there is a bright future for those of us who can adapt to offer shopping as ‘a social and experiential activity’ capable of meeting the needs of Generation Z"