Andrew was born and bred Whanganui and has recently returned with his wife, Jill, and their children following 18 years practicing law in Wellington. For the last 13 years, Andrew was Head of Legal at AMP Capital Investors and, prior to that, a Senior Solicitor at national law firm Buddle Findlay.
Andrew and Jill, who is also a lawyer, have returned to Whanganui because they believe it is a great place to raise their children, Lucy, Sophie and James.
Andrew has deep experience and expertise in a wide range of legal areas including large commercial transactions, property, capital markets and corporate governance. Andrew has a Masters degree in Law awarded with First Class Honours and a Bachelors degree in Arts. In 2015, Andrew was nominated as New Zealand’s top corporate lawyer at the NZ Law Awards and he is also a Chartered Member of the Institute of Directors.
Andrew played 10 years of first class cricket for Central Districts and Wellington and was also a Black Cap between 1997 and 2001. Andrew and Jill love the Whanganui lifestyle and the various sporting and recreational opportunities Whanganui offers.