Andrew is originally from Melbourne in Australia. After graduating in Design at Monash University he worked a few years in the commercial design and advertising industry prior his travel to Asia and Europe and later coming to Sweden in 1984. Professionally he has worked within the private consumer and business corporate areas for over twenty years. His teaching career started at a local Swedish Secondary school in Norrtälje, seventy kilometres north of Stockholm. In 2004, he started at SIS (IB MYP) within the Design department as the Product Design teacher as well as further completing his teacher’s qualifications from Stockholm University in 2007. When he is not teaching Product Design, he is mostly looking for the odd second-hand furniture piece that could be restored, grooming the garden or painting the house.