Andrew Pickford

Andrew Pickford is based in Perth, Western Australia and works in the area of policy and strategy across a range of institutions, industries and governments. He has particular expertise in the electricity sector, strategy formulation, scenario-based planning and Indo-Pacific security issues. Mr Pickford is the inaugural ISSA Indo-Pacific Managing Director, a strategic think-tank focusing onthe Indian Ocean region. Mr Pickford also holds a number of other positions including Senior Fellow, Mannkal Economic Foundation, Senior Fellow,International Strategic Studies Association and is currently a Center for Strategicand International Studies-Pacific Forum Young Leader.

Andrew is the former Vice President of the Australia-India Business Council (WABranch). He also sits on the management committee of the Australia Day Council of Western Australia and the Australian Institute of International Affairs (WABranch).

Mr Pickford is a co-author of Energy Security 2.0: How Energy is Central to the Changing Global Balance in the New Age of Geography, Australia 2050: An Examination of Australia’s Condition, Outlook, and Options for the First Half of the21st Century, and Such a Full Sea: Australia’s Options in a Changing Indian Ocean Region.