Andrew has been involved in the turf industry for over 25 years. He obtained a Bachelor in Applied Science in Horticulture from the Victorian College of Agriculture and Horticulture (VCAH) in 1991, which included six months working at the Sports Turf Research Institute in Bingley, UK. In 1992 he obtained a Post Graduate Diploma in Horticultural Science, majoring in Turf Management from Massey University in New Zealand.
Andrew started in the turfgrass industry at Evergreen Turf in Pakenham and he later went on to pursue a career in research and consulting at Turfgrass Technology in 1999 and following that joined John Neylan at AGCSATech, where he was employed for 15 years before departing as a senior agronomist in 2017. His time there was heavily invested in turfgrass research, undertaking many Horticulture Australia and contract research trials, while also providing numerous golf clubs and councils with agronomic advice with regards to improving their playing surfaces. His most recent role before joining Living Turf was as Territory Sales Manager for Syngenta.