Andrew Woodcock

Co-operative advisor

Acorn Co-op Support and Co-op Culture

Contact details
+49 1517 006 4697
Business planning
Community shares
Community shares Standard Mark
Engagement and consultation, including volunteering
Financial management and planning
Fundraising (social investment)
Governance (legal options)
Governance (set up)
Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Andrew Woodcock

Andy is an experienced ecological community entrepreneur with a speciality in housing co‑ops, land trusts, community ownership and worker co‑ops that have an ecological or sustainability focus.

Andrew's expertise encompasses organisations involved in food production; woodland management; small scale craft production and community small scale appropriate technology.

Andrew encourages early contact to ensure the creation of the best possible share offer.

Andrew’s expertise is in finance management, having co-operated to manage a peer-to-peer £750,000 loan fund for co-operative development. Andy can assess and help you to strategically plan, develop business plans and project manage your share offer.

Andrew is Licensed by the Community Shares Unit to award the Community Shares Standard Mark.

Community share offers Andy has worked on:

  • Yorspace (Community Led Housing)
  • Hulme Community Garden Centre (Community Gardens)
  • Canalside (Community Supported Agriculture)
  • Fairfield Mill (Arts and Heritage Building)