Andrew Johnson, appointed to his current role in January 2015, has more than 20 years of national and international experience working in senior leadership positions NGOs, and international intergovernmental organisations.
His work has included management and oversight of large scale service delivery programming, policy development and advocacy campaigns. He has been requested to present to the United Nations, UN Security Council, US Congress and the Australian Parliament and at other world events on issues pertinent to children and young people. He was an Adjunct Professor at NYU, developing and teaching courses on child and human rights.
His work as a children and young person’s campaigner has included senior roles with, Plan International, Save the Children, ChildFund Alliance, UNICEF, UNCHR and the Australia Council of Social Service (ACOSS).