Andrew is a graduate in Economics, Finance and Geography from NUI Maynooth and further completed an MSc in Sustainable Development from Technical University Dublin.
Having worked for Bank of Ireland Global Markets for some years, Andrew undertook his MSc in 2012 focusing on European policy and natural resources; he completed his MSc dissertation on the ‘Social Licence to Operate’, during this period, he worked with SLR Consulting (Ireland) on numerous projects, including a social licence auditing tool.
Andrew was appointed Business Development Executive at Geoscience Ireland in September 2014, progressing to Business Development Manager in 2017. He is responsible for managing GI’s market advisory capacity in identifying and assessing overseas commercial opportunities for Irish companies in the natural resources, infrastructure and environment sectors.
Andrew also works closely with stakeholders in representing and promoting GI companies at key market events and tradeshows including PDAC, Toronto; AME Roundup, Vancouver; Mining INDABA, Cape Town and the Mining Show, Dubai.
Andrew is also the Executive Secretary of the Irish Mining and Quarrying Society and serves on the Dublin council of the Causeway: Ireland Scotland Business Exchange.