Andrew is a lawyer who has spent his career with the international law firm, Allen & Overy.  He is a partner and general counsel of the firm, where he also chairs the Risk Committee.  He is based in London but has also worked with the firm in the Middle East and Spain.   He has specialised in dispute resolution over his career and is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, a licensed advocate and a qualified mediator.  Andrew has previously been a trustee of Depaul UK which gave him a strong insight into particularly the issues of youth homelessness in the UK.  He is also a trustee of the charity Missio.