Andy has a Bachelor’s Degree in Sports Development and Coaching Sciences from Bournemouth University, England.  After graduating, he worked in local Council Recreation services for three years, primarily organising school holiday activity programs for young people as well as sports projects and events. 

Andy then moved to Queen Mary University of London Students Union, initially as Community Sports Co-ordinator organising student development and sports volunteering projects. Later Andy moved into the role of Sports Participation Manager, delivering large sports and physical activity projects for students across the university.

He moved to Australia in June 2017 and a short while later started as Student Services and Engagement Officer at a private English college, based in Brisbane CBD before joining UQ-ICTE as Activities Officer in March 2018.