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Meet the Team - Andy

Meet the team


Andy Merchant (Digital mentor)

Why did you join Bourne Digital?

I’ve always wanted to work in the charity sector and getting the chance to mentor people on a 1:1 basis was very appealing, teaching them skills I've personally honed over many years was a great mix for me.

What was your previous job?

I’ve worked in the digital/PR/communications industry since 2007, working on many interesting and varied campaigns along the way!

What are your hobbies?

I’m into Martial Arts, I study a form of Martial Arts called Choi Kwang Do.

What's your favourite movie?

Once Upon a Time in America. It’s a gangster movie set in the Prohibition-era directed by Sergio Leone.

If you had a superpower what would it be and why?

Teleportation. I have family up north and it takes so long to get there.

Do you have any ambitions in life?

When I retire, I'd like to go to another country and do some charity work.

Do you have any phobias?


What’s your favourite takeaway?

I am partial to a chargrilled chicken kebab.

What’s you morning routine?

Coffee around 9ish, otherwise I start to get a coffee headache 😟

What three items would you take to a desert island? 

Practical things. 1. Fire starter 2. Knife 3. Water container.