Andrew holds a B Eng (Chemical) and M Com (Financial Economics) and worked in production and project roles up to 2006, when his focus shifted to strategy, business development and valuation. He has spent several years as technical advisor to government committees overseeing the negotiation of a mining convention and rail and mineral terminal concession. He has experience in valuing metals and minerals assets, including iron ore, manganese, chrome, copper, coal, gold and the platinum group metals. Andrew was made a Fellow of the Southern African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (SAIMM) in 2019 and has served on the SAIMM council for several years. Andrew was elected chairperson of the South African Mineral Valuation Code (SAMVAL) committee in 2019 and is a member of the International Mineral Valuation Committee (IMVAL). He has presented research and papers at conferences focusing on economics, mining valuation and mineral economics.