Andy Matthew is the founder and Creative Director of The Port Creative. An award winning designer whose work touches many disciplines, from packaging, print, brand identity to product and exhibition design, he has over 25yrs experience working for a number of leading UK design and branding agencies managing projects and delivering successful design solutions.

After completing a BA Honours Degree in design from Edinburgh College of Art, his professional design life started out in Aberdeen before taking him to London and into the world of FMCG branding and advertising. In 2007 he returned to Edinburgh where he worked as a Senior Creative for threebrand in Edinburgh – clients included William Grant & Sons, Heineken, Diageo and Proximo Spirits.

In 2014 Andy completed a MA in Design Management from Staffordshire University and was awarded a Masters with Merit. In his spare time you'll find him either in the boxing gym or with his family, taking advantage of all the exciting galleries, events, exhibitions and festivals Edinburgh has to offer.