Who is Andrew Currie?
He was born in December 1955. He is married to Dawn Charmaine Currie. We are not sure if they have children.
He studied natural sciences at Cambridge University. He started his career at BP Chemicals. In 1994 he started working at the Ineos Group. In 1999 he became Director and Shareholder.
In 1998 Jim Ratcliffe formed Ineos. He acquired unwanted operations from companies as BP and Imperial Chemical Industries. ICI is now part of Akzo Nobel. He used high yield debt to finance the deals.
Ratcliffe’s biggest acquisition was the GBP 5 billion purchase of BP’s Innovene petrochemical operation. Which was giving him refineries in Scotland, Italy, Germany, France, Belgium, and Canada.
The INEOS Group is active with fracking and shale gas in the UK.
Nowadays Ineos has 15,000 employees. And realizes sales of US$ 40 billion with 60 manufacturing sites in 13 countries. In 2010 Ineos HQ moved to Switzerland, saving £100m a year in tax.
Andrew Currie Net Worth
Currie owns approx. 20 % of the INEOS shares. His net worth is $ 6 billion.
Andrew Currie House
For many years Currie lived in Hampshire, UK. Until recently he lived in a mansion named FRIARS WOOD in Lymington. If we understand correctly this house is now owned by yacht broker Chris Cecil-Wright. (He manages all the Ineos shareholders’ yachts. Currie moved to Rolle in Switzerland (near the Ineos HQ). Unfortunately, we have not yet been able to identify his current residence.
The Ineos Group owns 4 private jets. There is a Gulfstream G550 (M-
Ineos also has an Agusta Westland AW139 helicopter. The helicopter has registration M-
Ineos Aviation company employs 30 (!) pilots and flight crew. They only work for Ratcliffe, Currie, Reece and Ineos staff. According to the companies annual account, there are no services to third parties.