Andrew Saunders

Deputy Editor

Andrew Saunders - Deputy Editor

Saunders has interviewed just about everyone who is anyone for MT, from entrepreneurs including Richard Branson, Paul Drayson and James Dyson to captains of industry like Unilever's Paul Polman and the 'sleep is for wimps' former CEO of Thomas Cook Harriet Green.

Business remains his abiding professional interest, from disruptive tech start-ups channeling their Silicon Valley heroes to artisan makers, and from old school corporate giants busy reinventing themselves to the leaderless, digital 'virtual organisations' of tomorrow.

Figuring out exactly how they all work, what makes their founders, leaders and employees tick, is what gets him out of bed in the morning.

Follow him on Twitter @andymsaunders

Real Innovation Awards 2017: The Best Beats First winner

Real Innovation Awards 2017: The Best Beats First winner

With 25 million users, Vivino is hitting all the right notes as the world's most popular wine app.

Real Innovation Awards 2017: The George Bernard Shaw Unreasonable Person joint winner

Real Innovation Awards 2017: The George Bernard Shaw Unreasonable Person joint winner

Mitsuro Izumo established the world's first mass outdoor cultivation of Euglena - a microscopic algae with the potential to prevent malnutrition. But it took 'thousands of mistakes' to get the business off the ground.

Real Innovation Awards 2017: The Alexander Fleming Serendipity winner

Real Innovation Awards 2017: The Alexander Fleming Serendipity winner

Physical chemist Jeff Weer invented the first and only dry-powder inhaled antibiotic for cystic fibrosis patients. His inspiration came from the most unexpected source: baseball.

Real Innovation Awards 2017: The Masters of Reinvention winner

Real Innovation Awards 2017: The Masters of Reinvention winner

Formed in the early 70s, Danish giant DONG has dramatically ditched coal in favour of renewable energy sources. Here's how it switched from black to green.

Real Innovation Awards 2017: People's choice winners

Real Innovation Awards 2017: People's choice winners

From an Indian online jewellery portal to Britain's top IVF clinics, these innovative companies won your vote.

In conversation with outgoing Drax boss Dorothy Thompson

In conversation with outgoing Drax boss Dorothy Thompson

UPDATE: The chief executive of Britain's biggest power station is about to step down.

How to lead like Indra Nooyi

How to lead like Indra Nooyi

The CEO of PepsiCo is one of the most senior businesswomen on the planet. Here's how to drink her Kool-Aid.

Why the future belongs to personal brand consultants

Why the future belongs to personal brand consultants

TOMORROW'S JOBS: In the 21st century we're all the CEO of Me plc.

What you need to know about: Amazon

What you need to know about: Amazon

Would you buy groceries from the world's largest e-tailer?

Meet the Brit tech entrepreneur who wants brands to stop selling so hard

Meet the Brit tech entrepreneur who wants brands to stop selling so hard

Serial entrepreneur Glen Manchester of Thunderhead wants less hard sell and more help for customers. Too good to be true?