Andrew Bragg is a Liberal Senator for NSW.
Andrew is an author and accountant. Andrew started his career as an accountant at Ernst & Young and went on to work in senior roles at the Financial Services Council and the Business Council of Australia.
As an author, Andrew regularly contributes for the Australian Financial Review, Daily Telegraph and The Australian and appears on the ABC and Sky News. Andrew typically writes about economic policy such as tax, regulation, foreign and trade policy and superannuation / financial services.
His 2017 short book Fit for Service (Connor Court) provides a framework for 21st century trade policy for Australia. Its extracts appeared in the Australian Financial Review and were featured on Sky News, Radio 2GB and Quadrant. In 2018, Andrew wrote the modern version of the "Scrap Iron for Japan" essay in Paul Ritchie's Forgotten People Updated (Connor Court).
Andrew was also the National Director of the 2017 Liberals & Nationals for Yes campaign in support of same sex marriage which delivered Yes majorities in 71 of 76 Coalition seats.
In 2019, Andrew was elected Chair of the Senate Select Committee into FinTech.
Andrew's passion for public policy stems from his belief a strong economy is the basis of a just society.