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

Why L&G boss Nigel Wilson keeps Karl Marx on his bookshelf

Why L&G boss Nigel Wilson keeps Karl Marx on his bookshelf

The Legal & General CEO was recently voted Britain's most admired leader. His next big idea? Flat pack homes.

How GKN's boardroom woes left it vulnerable to attack

How GKN's boardroom woes left it vulnerable to attack

UPDATE: Melrose's bid to take over GKN has just gone hostile.

What open banking means for business

What open banking means for business

As of tomorrow - 13th Jan - open banking is officially A Thing. But what is and how will it work for entrepreneurs?

Britain's Most Admired Companies 2017: Why reputation really matters

Britain's Most Admired Companies 2017: Why reputation really matters

In uncertain times the value of a good name is greater than ever. It's strong and stable businesses like these that will see the UK through the perils of Brexit and beyond.

Wellbeing takes a tumble in Brexit Britain

Wellbeing takes a tumble in Brexit Britain

Family life and finance are dragging us down.

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.