Colin Andrews is a retired Fellow of The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and an Associate of the Australian Institute of Valuers. Much of his life has been spent observing and studying flora and fauna in many countries and teaching "Nature Studies" to children and young adults. He lives in The New Forest in the UK and has a keen interest in the environment and inactions to conserve and enhance biodiversity. He is a keen cyclist and backpacker. His role as chair of Tiyeni is to help bring food poverty in Africa to an end.