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Andy Cristin

Andy Cristin

Trading as: Pareto FD

Town: Chelmsford

County: Essex


Telephone: 01277 888262

Mobile: 07801 097062






A commercial accountant with a broad range of experience in FTSE quoted businesses, an AIM listed group, numerous owner-managed companies and at least a dozen start-ups, three of which went on to turnover more than £50m. I have more than 20 years’ experience working as a Finance Director in a variety of sectors for businesses based in the UK, Europe and the Middle East. I have been a member of FinanceHeads since 2012 and a director of the company since 2014.


Key Strengths

  • Improving profit, cash flow and ultimately business value.
  • Business planning and monitoring performance against plan.
  • Acting as a sounding board for the MD.
  • Helping to define long term strategy.


Sector Experience

Most of my clients are owner-managers of B2B service businesses. Sectors include: recruitment, IT services, automotive logistics, construction and various consultancies.



"Andy and I have worked together in five different businesses since 1999, including two start-ups, a privately owned plc and a large subsidiary of a FTSE listed plc. He was very involved in the start-up businesses from inception to their recent sale for a 7 figure sum. He is a very commercial FD who is always energetic, pragmatic and creative in his approach to the role. We regard Andy as part of our management team, I would recommend him to any business." David Stratton, Managing Director of UCM Global Ltd

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