Andrew Brown is Head of Healthcare at Target. His primary responsibilities include inspecting properties owned by Target’s client funds as well as prospective acquisitions during due diligence. As part of this role he visits around 100 care homes a year. Target’s in-house demographic and market analysis is performed by his team.
Andrew has spent most of his life in the senior care sector. Prior to his current role, he and his family developed one of the largest and most unique continuing care retirement communities in the UK, Auchlochan Trust. Andrew has played the role of developer, builder and operator of care homes resulting in a community of approximately 350 care beds, almost 100 retirement properties and a staff of over 300. These facilities included both residential care homes and nursing homes and Andrew was directly responsible for operations. Auchlochan Trust was also involved in Trinity Care plc as an investor.
Why you like working for Target?
Working with Target affords me a unique insight into the carehome sector across the UK. As well as regularly visiting our own homes we are often privileged to visit small, medium and corporate operators across the country, often swapping notes with the dedicated staff teams who are the unsung heroes of this sector.
Your interest/passion outside Target.
Andrew has been married to his teenage sweetheart Anne for 30 years and they have 3 grown up children (Some who refuse to leave). Outside work he takes a keen interest in architecture and landscape gardening.