Andrew is an accomplished and visionary leader with an impactful 23-year career in the fields of project management, resource mobilization and strategic advocacy, within the Development Sector. He is the Country Director for Action Aid Nigeria.

Until his appointment as AAN Country Director in September 2023, he was the Director, Resource Mobilization and Innovation, and had previously worked in progressively higher capacities within ActionAid Nigeria, towards the realization of the organization’s vision of eradicating poverty and promoting social justice.

He is a highly proficient manager of people and resources who has effectively carried out development activities and initiatives that centered on sustainable livelihoods, women’s empowerment, governance, food and agriculture and education. He has also provided technical support to several ActionAid countries on education and fundraising.

Andrew is well-versed in the global political economy and aware of the socio-political environment in Nigeria and globally. Andrew has also worked with several development partners both at the bilateral and multilateral level.

Before joining ActionAid Nigeria, Andrew worked with a development agency – German Development Agency (GIZ), specifically focused on developing a regional Masterplan for the oil-rich Niger Delta Region of Nigeria and in the private sector.
He is a graduate of Economics and Statistics and holds a Master’s degree in Political Science. He is currently undergoing a Ph.D in Political Science (Political Economy). He has undergone several trainings from various institutes in and outside Nigeria. He is a member of the Chartered Institute of Economics and also of Strategic Management.