Councillor for Banks Peninsula Ward.
Andrew is in his third term as Councillor for the Banks Peninsula ward and was Deputy Mayor of Christchurch from 2016 to 2019. Andrew is committed to community development, the environment, arts and culture, economic development and social equity.
Andrew has established and run small and medium-sized businesses and has been involved in a wide range of community organisations in governance roles over a long period of time.
He has worked in senior business development roles in New Zealand and in developing and emerging markets overseas. Andrew is a former Chair of the Lyttelton Harbour Business Association and served as an elected member on the Lyttelton-Mt Herbert Community Board. Andrew has also chaired a number of the Council's standing committees and working groups.
Andrew currently holds a number of board positions including Christchurch City Holdings Ltd, Christchurch NZ, the Otautahi Community Housing Trust, the Okains Bay Maori and Colonial Museum, the Banks Peninsula War Memorial Society, the Lyttelton RSA, Lyttelton Information Centre Trust, and the Rod Donald Banks Peninsula Trust.
Andrew lives in Lyttelton with his partner and two small dogs. He enjoys travel, food, outdoor activities such as tramping and camping and is a keen runner and gym-goer. Health and fitness is a part of his work hard, play hard ethic.