Andrew Parker

Senior Trade and Investment Commissioner

Investment NSW

Andrew is the Senior Trade and Investment Commissioner at Investment NSW and previously acted as a Partner at PwC; there, he lead the Australian firm’s Asia Practice.

Andrew joined Price Waterhouse in 1985, became a partner in 1999 and spent 12 years in PwC’s London, Moscow and Jakarta offices. Andrew has had a long association with Asia having lived and worked in Indonesia and was the leader of PwC’s Asian telecoms industry team until 2012, a role he held for nearly 10 years.

He is a Board Member of the Australia-Indonesia Centre at Monash University and China Matters, an Executive Committee Member of the Australia Japan Business Cooperation Committee and a member of the Advisory Board of the Asia Society. Andrew was the lead author of PwC’s landmark report on Australia’s lack of business investment in Asia titled “Passing us by” and is a regular commentator in the media and presenter at forums on Asian trade and investment in Australia and Australian trade and investment in Asia.

Andrew is a Fellow at the Institute of Chartered Accountants and holds a Bachelor of Economics from Macquarie University in Sydney.