MARKET SYSTEMS SPECIALIST
Andy joined Vikara in 2022 as a Market Systems Specialist with 15 years industry experience behind him. He transitioned from a role as Principal Advisor of World Vision’s Inclusive Market Systems Development (iMSD) portfolio. The portfolio included Market Systems programming across the Asia-Pacific region, East Africa and the Middle East, designing and supporting market-led interventions that engage the private sector. During his career, Andy has supported in acquisition, design, recruitment, implementation and results measurement across projects – working closely with his core project teams in-country and reporting back to donors and partners for shared learning. His experience as technical lead includes projects and facilities funded by USAID, DFAT, MFAT, LIFT, the World Bank, Cocoa Life, DGIS, EEP and ADB.
Andy moved into international development via UNICEF, Red Cross and the Salvation Army, after having worked in the private sector across Melbourne in business development and entrepreneurship. He holds a Bachelor of Business (International Business) and a Master of International Relations.