Andrew is originally from the Bay of Plenty in New Zealand, and of Tūhoe descent.
Andrew returned to New Zealand in 2017 after a 20-year career in the food industry, with 15-years working in Asia, Africa, the America’s and Europe for Irish, Japanese and New Zealand Food Groups.
He is an Associate Director at KPMG and has a multifaceted role as Food and Agribusiness Sector Driver, and Export Lead developing and positioning KPMG New Zealand's agribusiness strategy with KPMG's Global Head of Agribusiness, Ian Proudfoot.
He works with organisations in our primary industries helping clients manage their risk and grow, especially those who identify as being Māori or export-orientated.
UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School, MBA
UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School - Developing and Executing Strategy in your Organisation
UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School - Winning Negotiations Strategies
Cardiff University / Prifysgol Caerdydd - Certificate of Lean Competency NZLERCA302
Scotworks LLP - Advanced Negotiations Skills
Volunteer Capacity Partner - Springboard Trust
Volunteer Mentor - Embassy of Ireland New Zealand Youth Council Programme
New Zealand Chapter Representative - University College Dublin, Ireland
Advisory Panel Member - Enterprise Ireland Australia-New Zealand (ANZ)
Board Member at Our Land and Water National Science Challenge | Toitū te Whenua, Toiora te Wai