Welcome, Andy Smethurst!

We’d like to extend a very warm welcome to Bluestones One’s newest Account Manager, Andy Smethurst.


To get to know Andy, we asked him to take our new starter quiz, here is what he said.

Three words to describe yourself
Motivated, dedicated, and integrator.

In your own words, tell us a bit about your background
I have been in retail for over 25 years, starting as a Saturday lad, working my way up to Store Management. I then went on to senior roles of Merchandising Manager, Space Manager, Product Manager, and Operations Manager.

Who do you admire most and why?
My Granddaughter. She is only 5 and is so full of life, joy and excitement, without any of the worries we all have in the world.

Name three people you’d like to invite to a dinner party (alive or dead)
David Attenborough, the Queen, and Will Smith.

What do you do best?
Walking. I love walking the many routes where my caravan is.

What’s your pet peeve?
Bad drivers.

What’s your favourite film?
Shawshank Redemption.

What are you most looking forward to whilst working at Bluestones One?
Meeting new people, job satisfaction and new challenges.

Andy Smethurst

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