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Andy Leach, Curriculum Vitae

Andy Leach: Skilled, experienced Website developer and Business Analyst

Contact Details:

5/9 Austin St, Waltham, Christchurch, 8002, New Zealand
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Computer programmer, web programmer, web developer, web page design, web site manager, naturalist photographer, adventure photographer.


Andy is a highly versatile and knowledgeable programmer and web site developer & manager. Knowing multiple programming languages and how to make them interact increases his ability to get the job done. He is a high energy adventurer who is also a skilled photographer.


Overview of Capabilities

Employment Experience:

June 2002 - Present: Travel images website developer

Fall 2002: WWOOF volunteer for Aquila Mt Abrupt Ecolodges and others

Worked on five, one-week volunteering projects, and a full month at Aquila Ecolodges helping develop the business by updating the website, building a database with previously collected customer data, compiling a basic financial projection and general outdoors maintenance. Also built a chook shed. (http://www.ecolodges.com.au)

Nov 2000 - Dec 2001, Developer, ntl:

Full life cycle software development (original specification, development, documentation, support and training) using web technologies (HTML, CSS, JavaScript, PHP, ASP), software (VB & VBA) and databases (MSAccess, MySQL)

Jan 1998 - Nov 2000, Cable and Wireless Communications

Team Second, Retention Dept., Service Performance Analyst, Senior Performance Analyst - Development of interface tools for Oracle and FoxPro based call centre systems. Development of HR system and forecasting tools and the Service Performance intranet site. Mentoring and performance reviews of junior staff members. Development of a call centre datamart for forecasting and reporting

Aug 1995 - July 1998, Various temporary positions

Customer service, filing, warehouse operative positions

IT Skills:
Programming LanguagesDatabase & OSApplications
VB, VBA & Office automationMSAccessMS Excel (advanced level,VBA)
X/HTML & CSSMySQLCrystal Reports
PHP Adobe Photoshop (incl. automation)
ECMA/JavaScriptLinux (SuSE)MS PowerPoint
SQLMS Windows 3.1->XPTCS


Photography, tramping, paragliding, juggling, reading contemporary novels, running.


1992-1995 BA (hons) Economics

1990-1992 'A'-Level Economics and Psychology

1985-1990 9 GCSEs grade C and above

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