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Andrew Parker

Andrew Parker is leader of PwC Australia's Asia Practice.

Andrew oversees the Asia team in Australia and is responsible for the Firm's interaction with Asia on a number of levels including client and business development, Firm-wide initiatives and dialogue with Government agencies on business and trade related matters.

Andrew joined Price Waterhouse in 1985, became a partner in 1999 and spent 12 years in PwC's London, Moscow and Jakarta offices where he gained considerable experience advising companies investing in foreign (and particularly developing) markets. Andrew has had a long association with Asia having lived and worked in Indonesia and was the leader of PwC's Asian telecoms industry team until 2012, a role he held for nearly 10 years.

He is a member of the Advisory Board of the Asia Society, a non-executive director of the Australia Indonesia Centre and is a regular commentator in the media and presenter at forums on Asian investment in Australia and Australian investment in Asia.

Andrew has a Bachelor of Economics degree from Macquarie University in Sydney and is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia.

Articles by Andrew Parker (1)

  • Indonesia: We don't have to be condemned to crisis

    Ken Ward is to be congratulated for a straight forward and sober analysis of the Australia-Indonesia relationship. In his own matter of fact style, Ken takes us through a complex relationship and provides unique understanding and insight. His core point is that the Australia-Indonesia relationship has been, and will always be, punctuated by varying degrees of crisis. He argues that is something we just have to get used to and we should reset our expectations accordingly.