Andrew studied a Bachelor of Civil Engineering at the University of Southern Queensland (USQ) and graduated in 2010. After graduation, Andrew commenced the Rio Tinto graduate program with Kestrel Mine in Central Queensland as Geotechnical Engineer. During his employment at Kestrel, Andrew completed a Masters of Engineering in Advanced Structural Design in 2014 through USQ.
In 2015, Andrew was employed by Blackrock Mining Solutions Pty Ltd as a Geotechnical Engineer and has subsequently worked at a number of mine sites throughout the Bowen Basin. Andrew is a skilled and passionate geotechnical engineer with experience in geotechnical design, geotechnical project management and engineering geology. Andrew is a CP member of the AusIMM and is RPEQ.