Andrew has been working in the field of freedom of expression, open technology, and video for change for more than 20 years. His work traverses nonprofit and inter-cultural leadership, video production, network building, research, software development, social impact design, and event creation.
Andrew co-founded EngageMedia in 2005. As EngageMedia Executive Director, he has built multiple networks, overseen more than a dozen large-scale events and hundreds of workshops, and created a team of more than 30 people across nine countries.
From 2006 to 2008, he worked with the Tactical Technology Collective as their Participatory Media Project Lead, producing a series of open-source communications toolkits. Andrew was active in the global Indymedia network from 2000 to 2006.
Andrew has spoken at a wide range of events and locations, including Harvard, MIT, the Ford Foundation, the Stockholm Internet Forum, and the Singapore International Film Festival. His writing has appeared in the Oxford Journal of Human Rights Practice, the Institute of Southeast Asia Studies, the Network of Centers, and the Institute of Network Cultures. His video work has been screened at the National Gallery of Indonesia, Glasgow Center for Contemporary Art, and the Australian Center for the Moving Image.
Andrew is currently an Associate at the University of Tasmania. He was previously a Fellow at Harvard’s Film Studies Center and Berkman Center for Internet & Society, and MIT’s Open Documentary Lab. In 2015, he was a Ford Foundation JustFilms Fellow.