Andrew currently manages the Energy Centre of Excellence team at the Australian Trade & Investment Commission (Austrade). The team’s priority focus is attracting foreign direct investment into Australia’s renewable energy, hydrogen and energy storage sectors. Andrew began his career as a corporate and commercial lawyer, working both in Government and private practice. Andrew also has extensive experience in the resources sector, having deployed significant technical workforces into some of the largest mining operations in PNG, Indonesia, Mongolia and Africa. Andrew holds bachelor degrees from the Australian National University in economics, commerce and law, along with an MBA from the University of Queensland.