Andrew is a qualified social worker and specialises in safeguarding children. He worked in the public sector as a practitioner and manager, where he completed complex child protection investigations and worked with asylum-seeking children. He previously worked with the NSPCC where he completed risk assessments and offered therapy in child sexual abuse cases with both victims and sex offenders. More recently he headed the safeguarding investigations team at the Football Association in England. Andrew holds a post graduate degree in international politics and human rights from City University London. In February 2020 Pope Francis appointed Andrew as the Coordinator of the Vatican Safeguarding Task Force. Andrew is the Head of the Safeguarding Commission of the Archdiocese of Malta.