Andrew focuses on economic technical assistance and research to improve natural resource revenue management. His work includes advising governments and civil society on macroeconomic management, governance and accountability mechanisms and local content in the extractives.
Prior to joining NRGI, he served on Canada's G7/8 and G-20 teams as an international economist at the Department of Finance, where he provided economic policy advice and participated in the planning and execution of the G8 and G-20 Summits as well as preparatory finance ministerials during Canada's host year. He has held positions in government, nonprofits and the private sector. He has worked for Debt Relief International, UNICEF Canada, Transparency International - Kenya and the Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ) in Ghana, among others.
Andrew holds a M.S. in economics for development from Oxford University, where he won a thesis distinction for his work on the monetary transmission mechanism in Tanzania. He also received a B.A. in economics and international development studies from McGill University. He is a native of Montreal.