Dr Andrew Shepherd was the Co-Director of A Rocha Aotearoa New Zealand and the co-ordinator of our Educational and Engagement work until early 2019. He is currently an independent contractor working on projects for ARANZ. Andrew has twenty-five years experience teaching and facilitating learning in the areas of theology, ethics and environmental studies. He works in theological/environmental education with churches and community organisations and also has teaching and research roles with a number of tertiary education institutions. He lives with his family in the Makarora valley, on the doorstep of Mt Aspiring National Park and Te Wāhipounamu – a UNESCO World Heritage site.