André is a registered teacher with over 20 years of experience in primary, high school, and adult education. He is currently studying Neuroscience through Harvard’s online edX programme, and alongside his Graduate Diploma in Teaching, he holds a Bachelor of Social Science, a Diploma in Te Aupikitanga-ki-te-Reo-Kairangi, and a Diploma in Media Arts. He is a project development leader with Brainwave Trust Aotearoa, and key presenter working with professionals in the social services and education sectors.