Andrew has a passion for connecting with people to uncover and discover their strengths. He’s particularly interested in resilience, wellbeing and mindfulness – and it doesn’t take much to get him enthusiastically sharing about these topics!
His love of learning and wanting to make a difference has lead him to become a trainer and facilitator in these areas. He’s also a strong advocate for men’s health and wellbeing.
As a long-time student of personal development, meditation and yoga Andrew brings more than 20 years of experience in mind-body-awareness practices to his work. He is a Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) facilitator, a Pause Breathe Smile Mindfulness in Schools facilitator and Conversational Intelligence (C-IQ) Enhanced Skills Coach. He’s also a certified Life Coach, Master Practitioner of Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP), and an mBIT Professional Coach.
Andrew’s career highlights have included hosting international speakers, working in local government community housing with a focus on increasing people’s sense of community spirit and pride; being the Wellington region Coordinator for Big Buddy Mentoring (finding male mentors for fatherless boys) and project managing a national Men’s Wellbeing Programme. In his spare time Andrew loves to get out in nature, be with friends and tap into his creativity. He’s also the Conference Convenor for NZ’s first Mindful Leaders Conference 2018.
If you’d like to have a chat to learn more, give Andrew a call on 021 572 903.