Hailing from a Manawatu farming family, Andy Sinclair attended Feilding Agricultural High School before qualifying as a mechanical engineer. Over a period of 13 years, Andy concurrently owned and operated three mechanical workshops in the Manawatu. He broadened his business resume buying and developing an olive grove in the Wairarapa, whilst running a Hyundai dealership over a 5 years period. In February 2010, Andy joined Hyundai motors New Zealand Limited in Auckland as Retail Sales Manager. He was promoted to National Sales Manager in August of the same year, then to General Manager in March 2012. Outside Hyundai, Andy is a keen sportsman having played club rugby in the past, now is just a keen supporter. He enjoys most being involved in his children's sporting and professional endeavours and because of this, has a real empathy with the Pinnacle Programme.