A former student at Swansea University, Andrew has a BA in Classical Civilisation and an MA in Politics. Between 2012 and 2017, Andrew held elected office on the Neath Port Talbot County Borough Council.

Andrew now works as a Research Support Worker on the Understanding Participation Initiative at the College of Law and Criminology.

His interests include community engagement, participation, empowerment and ownership, as well as the local natural and historical environment.