Andrew has founded many organisations and is currently Chairman of the Minderoo Foundation (2001) and the Fortescue Metals Group (FMG) (2003), he also co-chairs the Australia – China Senior Business Leaders Forum (SBLF) (2012) and Australia Sino Hundred Year Agricultural and Food Safety Partnership (ASA100) (2014).
In 2011, Andrew stepped down as CEO of FMG to focus on philanthropy and in 2013 he was awarded the West Australian Businessman of the Year award. He also received an honorary Doctor of Letters degree from the University of Western Australia for his contribution to the community.
In 2014 the Australian Prime Minister appointed Andrew to Chair a Review into Indigenous Employment and Training and he also sits on the Board of the Art Gallery of WA Foundation.
A recent achievement was the facilitation of producing a Global Religious Proclamation against Slavery on 2 December 2014, and he is now a member of the Global Citizenship Commission which is reviewing the Declaration of Human Rights.