Andrew Nisbet is a Director at Key West Holdings, a family-owned business which holds the Nisbet family’s investments in Nisbets Plc, the UK’s leading catering equipment supplier, and kitchen equipment hire firm Jongor. Key West Holdings also invests in commercial property in the UK.
Andrew founded Nisbets in 1983 and it is now the UK’s largest provider of catering equipment. Employing more than 2,000 people, the company is headquartered in Bristol, UK, and has offices across Europe and Australia. It is one of the UK’s largest exporters, shipping to more than 100 countries and was awarded The Queen’s Award for Enterprise in International Trade in 2017.
In 2012, Andrew and his family set up The Nisbet Trust, an independent charitable trust primarily funded by the business activity of Key West Holdings, whose business comprises the management of holdings in trading subsidiaries and commercial property. The Trust makes grants to registered or exempt charities and not-for-profit social enterprises in Greater Bristol that work in social welfare, education and the arts.
Between 2012-2013, Andrew Nisbet was High Sheriff of Bristol.