Andrew is a former foreign correspondent (Buenos Aires, Mexico City, Rio) and a broadcaster for the BBC’s Latin American Service. He is an Associate Fellow at Canning House in London. Working through La Rambla Research Ltd he writes about economics, political risk, and business in Latin America.
With more than 17,000 islands and 300 languages, Indonesia proved a challenging country in which to deliver a national social enterprise bootcamp. But having learned many valuable lessons, a similar project is now planned for Scotland.
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