Andrei has worked in academia and as an environmental consultant for 19 years in all states of Australia, USA and southeast Asia. He has primarily worked in the land contamination assessment and remediation industry, with a passion for solving groundwater problems. He has a CEnvP SC and gained a PhD in 2004 from University of Melbourne in cold climate remediation. Aside from an appetite for climbing up and skiing or riding down things, he has steered clear of cold climates since.