Andrew Walsh

Capital Markets Consultant

Andrew is a consultant to MJ Hudson in the areas of capital markets, acquisitions and investor relations


Andrew has over 25 years investment banking experience. Starting out as a corporate broker, he worked on both private and public market fundraisings in the small and mid cap sectors. He then switched to research where he built and led teams at Bridgewell and Schroder Securities and became a rated analyst in the media sector.

He set up a consultancy, Ryecroft Research and Consulting, in 2011 to respond to the growing need for specialist, independent advice amongst the small and mid cap sectors. His recent client experience includes: finding strategic investors, shareholder messaging, strategic consulting and acquisition search.  In this role he has helped early-stage, pre IPO and quoted companies achieve transformative growth.  Andrew is a senior adviser to Smith Square Partners and is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.


  • University of St Andrews – BSc (Hons), Mathematics
  • Queen Elizabeth’s Grammar School, Blackburn Lancs.


Andrew is still hoping to form a band and play one of his many guitars, runs the occasional half marathon and speaks German.