Andy is an Associate Partner who specialises in strategic communication. He brings more than 14 years’ experience in government communication, with a specific focus on issues and crisis management. Andy has strong relationship management skills and is experienced in advising senior leaders across the public sector.
Prior to joining SenateSHJ, Andy worked for a number of government agencies, most recently New Zealand Trade and Enterprise and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade. He has led the international strands of a number of All-of-Government responses, and has experience in the education and primary industries sectors.
Andy holds a Bachelor of Arts and Postgraduate Diploma from Otago University.
"When you talk to anyone at SenateSHJ, it’s likely you’re actually talking to all of us. The team share ideas and work best when we can debate options and really bring diverse ideas to the table."