General Manager, Risk Frontiers, Adjunct Fellow, Macquarie University

Andrew is an emergency and risk management expert at Risk Frontiers. Andrew has performed various senior executive roles in the emergency management and social services sectors, including as the Deputy Chief Officer of the Victoria State Emergency Service.

Andrew is an experienced crisis leader having held senior state-wide leadership roles during some of Australia’s most significant natural disasters such as the ‘Pasha Bulka’ Storm (2007), Black Saturday Bushfires (2009), and the Victorian Floods (2010/11). He has been author of state-wide disaster plans, policies and resilience strategies, for which he has received several awards.

Andrews’s significant professional experience is complemented by his academic achievements having completed a Masters of Science (Honours) Degree and a Bachelor of Economics Degree.

Experience

  • 2002–2019
    Adjunct Fellow, Macquarie University
  • 2015–2019
    General Manager , Risk Frontiers
  • 2013–2015
    Director Risk Management, Department of Family and Community Services
  • 2009–2013
    Deputy Chief Officer, Victoria State Emergency Service

Education

  • 2002 
    Macquarie University, Science / Economics