Andrew Hewett is a Brunswick resident and joined the MEFL Board in late 2010. He worked at Oxfam Australia for nearly 22 years, including over 11 years as Executive Director (CEO).
Andrew has extensive international advocacy experience, was a member of the World Bank NGO Committee for four years and has participated in and observed numerous international conferences, including those of the World Trade Organisation and the World Bank.
Andrew is a member of the boards of Diaspora Action Australia and Sport Matters. He was a Vice-President of the Australian Council for International Development (ACFID), the peak council of non-government development agencies, for over ten years and is an Honorary Life Member of ACFID. He was also Co-Chair of the Make Poverty History Campaign and was a member of the BHP Billiton Forum for Corporate Responsibility for more than a decade.
Andrew is a PhD candidate in international relations at LaTrobe University and is a Masters in International Relations.