Andrew Roden

Special Advisor

Phone: 1800 959 885

Mobile: 0414 869 074


Commercial experience

Andrew has over 15 years of commercial experience in both public and private sector. He has developed multiple business cases and cost models, led and supported the full procurement lifecycle, conducted several major contract negotiations, and managed a range of contracts, vendors, projects and programs. For example, Andrew has successfully:

  • Provided contract and commercial advice and support in the delivery of a $400m Defence ICT acquisition and sustainment program.
  • Provided sustainment, acquisition and project support to the Department of Home Affairs across three key maritime projects including negotiation of a sustainment services contract worth $15m over 3 years.
  • Procured and negotiated a new wide area network (WAN) services contract for 56 schools at Catholic Education, improving bandwidth by up to 50 times and reducing annual costs by $1.5m.
  • Supported the negotiation of two major Defence subcontracts including a $75 million manufacturing contract and a $30 million communications contract
  • Procured and managed to completion a consortium of international contractors to conduct a global stocktake of all carbon capture and storage projects covering development status, costs, business case and investment drivers, research networks, regulatory regimes, and key barriers and challenges to commercialisation.