Labelled ‘Mr Network’ by The Sun, The Financial Times called Andy Lopata ‘one of Europe’s leading business networking strategists’. The co-author of two books on networking, Andy is a regular columnist for the US magazine ‘The National Networker’, as well as being quoted in national press, including The Sunday Times and The Guardian. Andy’s third book is being published by FT Prentice Hall in September 2011. For eight years, Andy was Managing Director of Business Refer- ral Exchange, one of the UK’s leading referral-focused network- ing organisations. Andy is a former vice-president of the Professional Speakers Association.