Andy co-founded Desktop Imaging in 1997 and the Heritage Materials Imaging Facility in 2003.
His degree in Computer Science and wealth of experience with planetary and rotary cameras as well as hybrid/microform scanners.
Andy is an advocate of digitisation and works extensively in his professional field.
He was elected to the inaugural National Digital Forum Board (2006), the ARANZ Council (2005), Archives New Zealand’s Digitisation Standard Advisory Group (2006) and the Australia/New Zealand Joint Standards Committee (MS/4) for Information and Image Management (1996).
Andy, his wife Audrey and their two children live in Wellington, close to the family business in Tawa.