Andrew Denton is Chief Executive of the Outdoors Industries Association and Secretary General of ‘It’s Great Out There’, the European Outdoor Group’s new Non-Profit Coalition to promote and develop Outdoor Activity across Europe.
He is best known as the founder and co-owner of the modern Mountain Equipment brand where he worked for 17 years.
In 2015 Andrew was appointed by the Sports Minister to co-chair a committee to contribute an outdoor recreation strategy to the government’s new sport strategy, Sporting Future.
He sits on several steering groups & committees, both government and NGO in outdoor recreation, working with DCMS, PHE, Sport England, National Trust and others.
He is an accomplished ski mountaineer, mountain biker and GB Ironman triathlete, with first ascents in Patagonia, the Arctic & Antarctica and will be drawing on both his business and personal experiences to deliver the keynote speech at LISTEX on day 2 – ‘The Growth Mindset’