Andrew Knowles

Head of Operations Chill

Date joined Fowler Welch:

November 1, 1995

Portrait of Andrew Knowles


Andrew Knowles is the Head of Operations, having responsibility for the Nuneaton, Newton Abbot and Desborough sites as well as the Tesco Express and Tulip operations. With 5 senior manager direct reports, the Head of Operations role also incorporates working alongside the other Head’s to ensure best practice, compliance and consistency across the whole of Fowler Welch in the areas of Operations, SHEQ, Fleet and Colleague Development whilst delivering a high quality service to our customers.

Educated at Shevington High School in Wigan and Winstanley Sixth Form College, he graduated from Huddersfield University with a Bsc Hons in Transport & Logistics Management in 1994.

He joined Fowler Welch in 1995 and has had a number of management roles including Flower Operations Manager, Warehouse Manager, Retail Account Manager, Retail Operations Manager, Commercial Manager, National Operations Manager, General Manager Operations – Spalding and Head of Operations (North).

Andrew has a real passion for most sports and also owns several greyhounds which regularly compete at tracks around the country