Andrew has over 40 years’ experience in senior commercial, accounting and legal practice, government and academic roles. He is currently chair of the Financial Reporting Council, chair of Cemeteries & Crematoria NSW, a Commissioner of NSW Independent Planning Commission and Chair of its Risk and Compliance Committee, a Principal Fellow/Associate Professor at the University of Melbourne Law School. Before being appointed to the FRC, Andrew was a member of the Audit and Risk Committee of the Australian Accounting Standards Board and the Auditing and Assurance Standards Board.
Previously, Andrew served as Second Commissioner of Taxation at the Australian Taxation Office. He was also a Director Partner at Greenwoods & Freehills for over 20 years, including Managing Director of the firm between 2006 and 2011 and has held senior roles in the financial services companies.
Andrew has a Bachelor of Business from the University of Technology, Sydney, a Graduate Diploma of Tax Law from Charles Sturt University and a Master of Laws from the University of New South Wales. He is also a Graduate Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, a fellow of the Governance Institute of Australia, a Chartered Tax Adviser (Life), and a member of the International Fiscal Association.