Andy works as a global political analyst at ECR Research and Interest & Currency Consultants. He monitors international political developments that affect the financial markets. His findings and opinions are expressed in the Global Political Analysis service and through media such as the Financial Times, the Guardian, RealClearPolitics, EUObserver, European Voice and several Dutch newspapers. Before joining ICC in 2008 Andy was a writer in the international editorial department of a leading Dutch newspaper. He holds a master's degree in international organisation and international relations and has completed a postgraduate study at the Netherlands Institute of International Relations.