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.
- 19 May 2017, TIME Magazine23 June 2015, The Guardian
- 17 July 2013, ONE Campaign28 June 2013, The Guardian
- 27 June 2013, The Guardian2 April 2013, The Guardian
- 11 December 2012, The Guardian26 November 2012, The Guardian's Global Development Professionals Network
- 11 September 2012, World Service at the BBC1 September 2012, The Economist
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