Andrew was born in Ottawa, Ontario in 1995. He is currently in his 4th year of a B.Sc. program at the University of Ottawa. During this past summer, Andrew conducted research with the aid of the RISE program and NSERC at the University of Alberta under the supervision of Prof. Glen Loppnow researching UV damage kinetics in DNA. He is now currently volunteering in this group aiding in the synthesis and characterisation of nano-particles with the potential of catalysing the production of H2.