Andrew Cummings is the Interim CEO of SCOA. He is also a freelance trainer, writer and consultant who has worked in the community sector for over 30 years. His areas of specialism include working with refugee and migrant communities, and working with young people. Andrew was SCOA’s first Executive Officer in 2009, and was also Interim CEO in 2015-16. His other previous roles include being Secretary General of the European Confederation of Youth Clubs; Executive Director of the Australian Youth Affairs Coalition; Executive Officer of the Multicultural Youth Affairs Network of NSW; and Acting National Coordinator of the Multicultural Youth Advocacy Network. Andrew has written extensively on youth and settlement issues, with over 40 published works. These include text books, training manuals and resource kits published by a wide range of organisations in Australia, UK, Denmark, Belgium and Canada. Andrew has also developed a numerous training programs on youth issues and settlement, delivering these to over 4,000 people.