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Andrew leads our Public Sector Practice globally and helps lead our Sustainability & Resource Productivity, Social Sector, and Consumer Packaged Goods Practices in Asia. Based in Singapore, he has lived in several Asian countries, including China and Japan. He is a former leader of McKinsey’s Greater China region and has published widely on China’s rise to economic prominence.

Since joining McKinsey in 1992, Andrew has served many leading corporations in a broad range of industries. His current focus is on helping public-sector clients solve their most pressing strategic challenges, especially those related to economic development, health care, and infrastructure. In one recent project, Andrew helped establish a public-private partnership that stimulated a country’s economic development; as part of this effort, he worked with the client to initiate a series of pilots and to design approaches for launching and monitoring activities. Similarly, Andrew supported a Southeast Asian country in the creation of a new economic model—identifying priority growth sectors, developing initiatives to drive economic reform, and crafting an implementation approach.

Andrew won a Rhodes Scholarship to Oxford University, where he received a first class honors master’s degree in politics, philosophy, and economics. He also holds a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from Auckland University in New Zealand. He is a board member of the New Zealand Institute, the Springboard Trust, and Onehunga Business High School.

Published work

Leading in the 21st century,” McKinsey Quarterly, June 2012

Unleashing the Chinese consumer,” McKinsey on Finance, October 2009

How corporate China is evolving,” McKinsey Quarterly, July 2008

The new Chinese consumer,” McKinsey Quarterly, June 2006

China’s booming dairy market,” McKinsey Quarterly, June 2006

What executives are asking about China: From entry to execution,” McKinsey Quarterly, June 2006

China’s looming talent shortage,” McKinsey Quarterly, November 2005

Oxford University MA, politics, philosophy, and economics
Auckland University BS, civil engineering

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