Andrew Wear is a policy expert, author and speaker who is passionate about searching the world for policy solutions that work. He is the author of Solved. How other countries cracked the world’s biggest problems (and we can too) (2020) and Recovery. How we can build create a better, brighter future after a crisis, which was published in September 2021. He is a senior Australian public servant with degrees in politics, law, economics and public policy, and is a graduate of the Senior Executive Fellows Program at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government. A Fellow of the Institute of Public Administration Australia (Victoria), he is also a director of Ardoch Ltd, a children’s education charity. His work appears in peer-reviewed journals as well as in The Guardian, the Australian Financial Review and other publications.