As Director of Knowledge Exchange, Andy is responsible for the strategic leadership of various interconnected activities relating to learning, knowledge exchange and capacity-building activities with and for the CanWaCH membership and interested stakeholders. Andy holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Political Science and Philosophy from Dalhousie University, a Master of Arts degree from Trent University, where he focused on Canadian immigration policy and political economy and is a certified Project Management Professional. Andy has had a varied career, holding political, administrative and non-profit positions. As an active community member, Andy sits on a variety of local boards and committees and is a Director at Alterna Savings. He is also a proficient musician and can play various instruments, including the saxophone, banjo, and mandolin.