Andrew is a Visiting Research Fellow of the Crawford School of Economics and Government at the Australian National University (ANU). He has worked extensively in development economics in South Asia and the South Pacific, and as a Senior Economist with the World Bank. During his time with the Australian Government, he was the inaugural chairman of APEC Senior Officials, with a central role in the establishment of the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) 1989. From 1990 to 1994 he was a Senior Research Fellow at the ANU. Since then, Andrew has been a self-employed economic policy researcher and part-time consultant. He has published many papers on international economic cooperation, including the APEC process and, more recently, the G20 and the Belt and Road initiative. After decades of international work, he is ready to make a contribution closer to home with Muddy Puddles.