Andrew has spent the last two decades working in research, policy and programs at the nexus of environment and development issues. He began his career working on humanitarian response and post-conflict reconstruction with CARE Canada in the Balkans and Central Africa. He later worked on genetic resource governance policy with Environment Canada. In 2008, he joined the Canadian International Development Agency, where he worked on a range of economic and social policy issues prior to his posting to Ethiopia in 2012 as the field-based Deputy Director of the Pan Africa Regional Program. He has lived in Tanzania and Ethiopia, and worked in a number of other countries in sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia. He has undertaken policy focused research with the Overseas Development Institute and has taught at both the University of Oxford and Carleton University. He has a Doctorate (Geography) and a Master’s of Science (Environmental Change and Management) from the University of Oxford, a Master’s (Political Philosophy and African Politics) from McGill University and a Bachelor of Arts (Political Studies) from Queen’s University, Kingston.