Andres brings with him over two decades of experience across Federal, State and Local Government.
Prior to joining The Civic Group, Andres was the Victorian General Manager of a major communications and public relations consultancy. With experience working as an adviser to Federal and State politicians and as Victorian Assistant State Secretary of the Australian Labor Party, Andres has a thorough understanding of campaign techniques and policy making processes.
As a former Councillor and Mayor, Andres has a keen insight into how best to manage Local Government issues, as well as their interplay with other levels of government and the community. This experience has assisted a range of private sector clients, including in the development and infrastructure sectors.
Andres specialises in providing campaign and issues management advice. He has successfully guided a broad range of clients through sensitive and often time-critical issues, including crisis management.
Andres is a graduate of the University of Melbourne with Bachelor degrees in Law and Arts.