His main area of interest is the changing overall architecture of development co-operation. He has written and consulted extensively on the subject, including by publishing recently: “Global Trends and Challenges: Horizon 2025 Revisited”, with Homi Kharas, October 2017 (ODI), and a Strategy Review of the Multilateral Organisation Performance Assessment Network (MOPAN) (OECD 2018).
From 2009-2011, Andrew was on the staff of the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) and advised its Development Assistance Committee. His team analysed trends in the global development finance system, with a special focus on multilateral agencies.
From 2006 to 2008 Andrew was head of the Human Development Group at the UK Department for International Development (DFID), responsible for overall policy on health, HIV-AIDS and education. He represented the UK within major international partnerships and initiatives in these areas.
Andrew had earlier spent 26 years on the staff of the World Bank, including management assignments as both Country and Sector Director and as Special Representative to the European Union. He was also a resident manager in Central Europe and in West Africa.
He has advised several other development agencies and international initiatives. He holds degrees in Economics from Cambridge University and the LSE. He is a dual national of Italy and the UK.
- 11 January 2019, Financial Times (FT)19 May 2017, TIME Magazine
- 23 June 2015, The Guardian17 July 2013, ONE Campaign
- 28 June 2013, The Guardian27 June 2013, The Guardian
- 2 April 2013, The Guardian11 December 2012, The Guardian
- 26 November 2012, The Guardian's Global Development Professionals Network11 September 2012, BBC World Service