Andrew was appointed to the ASA Board as an independent Non-Executive Director in February 2020 and has joined both the Audit and the Policy committees. He has extensive Executive, Corporate Advisory and Non-Executive Director experience, across a number of companies, at various life stages, and in multiple industries.
As a Country Head, Equity and Macro Research at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Andrew helped lead a significant transformation of the business and concurrently was consistently rated as one of Australia’s best equity analysts, advising investors on portfolio composition and stock selection.
At CBA, he led a team of investment specialists accountable for making strategic, financial and risk-based recommendations to the Executive team on all internal and external investments including oversight of M&A, divestments and significant annual project spend and accountability for some of CBA’s responses to various regulatory actions.
He is a past Director of the Australian Accounting Standards Board, Complii FinTech Solutions, Hollard Insurance Australia, Greenstone Financial Services, Colonial First State Group Limited, Merrill Lynch Equities Australia and various CBA entities in Insurance, Wealth Management and Platforms markets.
Andrew has an Honours degree in Science (Biochemistry), an MBA and is a Member of the AICD. He is 53, married with twin, 20 year old daughters. His passions include most water sports, including sailing, for which he has won National titles and competed in multiple Sydney to Hobart yacht races.