Andy Halford

Group Chief Financial Officer | Joined July 2014


Andy was appointed Group Chief Financial Officer in July 2014.


Andy has a strong finance background and deep experience of managing complex international businesses across dynamic and changing markets.


Andy was finance director at East Midlands Electricity plc prior to joining Vodafone in 1999 as financial director for Vodafone Limited, the UK operating company. Andy was later appointed financial director fo Vodafone’s Northern Europe, MiddleEast and Africa region, and later the chief financial officer of Verizon Wireless in the US. He was a member of the board of representatives of the Verizo Wireless Partnership. Andy was appointed chief financial officer of Vodafone Group plc in 2005, a position he held for nine years. As Group Chief Financial Officer at Standard Chartered, Andy is responsible for Finance, Corporate Treasury, Group Corporate Development, Group Investor Relations, Property and Supply Chain Management functions.

External appointments

Andy is a non-executive director at Marks and Spencer Group plc and a member of the Business Forum on Tax and Competitiveness.