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About Andy Salkeld

Chartered Accountant. Member of the ICAEW. PwC trained. Specialist in Corporate Finance and Business Intelligence. Non-Exec, Investor, Finance Director and more.

Now for what’s normally unwritten.

I live with depression. I am medicated. I have been suicidal. I’m surviving. Board games. Chiptune, Cats, Public Speaker, Author and more! Oh; still an Investor, Finance Director and all that other stuff from the first bit.

Mental Health – The Professional’s Dilemma

Two years ago, I started on a journey by writing a simple piece titled ‘Breaking the Stigma’. It was open to all who would read it saying that I lived with depression, had been suicidal in the past and that regardless of any of that, was still a – somewhat successful – accountant. Regardless of whether the stigma I felt within the profession and workplace was perceived or real, I decided to break serve and speak openly for the first time in my life.

Article by 25 August 2020

Engagement – What’s Love Got To Do With It?

Committing yourself to someone through an engagement and potentially marriage is a wonderful and beautiful thing. It is a declaration of belief that you want to spend your lives together. At the ceremony those engaged give vows to one another to declare their commitment to one another in front of their friends and family;

Article by 3 March 2020