CoreData Research Australia
Andrew Inwood is the founder and principal of CoreData and has more than 30 years’ experience in the Australian financial services industry.
He started his career at Rothschild Australia Asset Management where he headed the marketing team, before moving to AMP Investments where he spent more than a decade. During his time at AMP he was seconded to Virgin Direct in the UK to help establish the finance and investment arm of the group.
Andrew returned to Australia to be marketing director of Wizard Home Loans. From Wizard he moved to Telstra where he spent three years as general manager of applications and hosted services, before leaving to start CoreData.
In the past 10 years, CoreData has expanded out of Sydney to have offices in Perth, London, Boston and Manila.
Andrew is the author of more than 50 pieces of significant research into clients and their behaviour and has a particular focus on the value of the client experience in financial services.
He is a highly regarded speaker and has delivered key note speeches in every Australian capital city, London, Edinburgh, New York, Tokyo, Queenstown, Monaco and Berlin.
Andrew has served on a number of charity and sporting club boards and been a seed investor in and director of a number of start-up businesses, particularly in the online sector, a practice which he continues to this day. He has a Bachelor of Economics from the University of Sydney ASIA.
Outside of work Andrew is a keen ocean swimmer and sailor. He has completed the 26-mile Lanai to Maui Swim in Hawaii, races regularly in Sydney harbour and has competed in every significant ocean race in Australia.