Andrew facilitates the development of incubators and innovations for local and global benefit. His experience includes growing WA's leading regional incubator (Pollinators Inc), opening WA's first coworking space (CityHive), designing local and international incubator programs (Spark Challenge, Catalyst) and co-authoring regional and state innovation strategies. The quality and contribution of his work has been recognised through the 2016 Regional Innovation and Leadership Award and a recent IVLP scholarship from the United States Government.
His current roles in the innovation ecosystem include being the Australian Government’s Incubator Facilitator for WA, Chair of the startup technology advocacy group StartupWA, and as an independent adviser and mentor. Andrew’s work in all these roles is informed by his background in marine science, ecological sustainability, decade living in a regional community. He has an interest in the intersection and accordance of human, humanity and machine learning.