As someone who was born and raised in Peterborough, Andy is passionate about fostering a diverse, inclusive and welcoming community for the benefit of both newcomers and established residents.
Prior to becoming NCC's Executive Director, Andy was involved in the NCC for several years as Chair of the Peterborough Immigration Partnership, a member of the NCC Finance Committee, and a refugee support group volunteer.
Before joining the NCC Andy worked for the Canadian Partnership for Women and Children’s Health (CanWaCH), a network of organizations working together to achieve greater impact in improving women and children’s health around the world.
Andy has a Master of Arts degree in Canadian Studies and Indigenous Studies from Trent University, where he focused on Canadian immigration policy, and has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Philosophy and Political Science from Dalhousie University.
Outside of NCC, Andy is on the Board of Alterna Savings Credit Union, and enjoys cycling, playing ultimate frisbee, and backcountry camping.