Andrew first worked with PHAMA Plus as a consultant supporting activities in Solomon Islands’ sawn timber sector. He later became Country Manager for the PHAMA office in Solomon Islands.
He was also previously the Deputy Team Leader for the Program before assuming the role in June 2020. As Team Leader, Andrew leads and manages the delivery of the Program across six Pacific Island countries.
Andrew has previous experience in timber legality assurance and certification, rural development and forest and environmental management. He has a Master of Science in Sustainable Tropical Forestry from Bangor University in Wales and the University of Technology in Dresden, Germany, as well as a Bachelor of Environmental Science (Honours) from the University of Queensland, Australia.