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Meet Gregory Andrews, the driving force behind Lyrebird Dreaming. With a background in policy, governance, and cross-cultural communication, Gregory brings his experience from remote Indigenous Australia to international diplomacy. As an Adjunct Associate Professor and D'harawal man, his commitment to Indigenous empowerment and the environment shines through.
Gregory Andrews is the founder, owner and Managing Director of Lyrebird Dreaming Pty Ltd . Gregory is an Adjunct Associate Professor with the University of Canberra's Institute for Applied Ecology and Deputy Board Chair of the
Canberra Writers Festival.
Gregory represented Australia as an Ambassador and High Commissioner in West Africa, and as a diplomat in China, Japan and United Nations negotiations. He was Australia’s first-appointed Threatened Species Commissioner and led development and implementation of Australia’s first Threatened Species Strategy. An experienced senior executive, Gregory worked at SES levels in the Departments of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Environment, Climate Change, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs. In the NGO sector, he grew and reformed a national Indigenous charity.
Gregory has lived and worked in remote Indigenous Australia, West Africa, China and Japan. He has a First Class Honours Degree in Economics and a Masters Degree in Foreign Affairs and Trade.
Gregory speaks French and Mandarin.
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