About Andrew Sturgess
Andrew has been a professional firefighter for more than 30 years. During 10 years in Melbourne MFB and a further ten as a frontline firefighter in Brisbane, he has responded to 1000’s of emergency incidents. More recently Andrew recognised the need to develop a specialised bushfire predictive services capability in the Queensland fire and emergency services. He led the capability when it was put to the ultimate test during the November-December 2018 bushfire disaster.