Andrew’s son Colin was shot during the Virginia Tech massacre. Despite severe injuries, Colin survived the attack and has worked to oppose the NRA’s drive to allow guns on college campuses and to expose through undercover video, that at gun shows, anybody can buy any number and type of guns, no questions asked.
Andrew’s career spanned 20 years in International humanitarian relief and development, working and living in a number of developing countries. He moved to Virginia in January 2007 when his wife was appointed President of Christian Children’s Fund, headquartered in Richmond. His interest in mental health issues, as well as gun safety, came about as a result of his son’s injuries sustained in the Virginia Tech tragedy of April 16, 2007.
Andrew is the President of the Richmond Chapter of the Million Mom March against gun violence and a board member of the Virginia Center for Public Safety.
Born in England, Andrew received a degree in Mechanical Engineering and also worked for 8 years in North Carolina and Georgia as a Design Engineer and Project Manager.