Captain Sean Andrews

CAPT Sean Andrews

Captain Sean Andrews is a Principal Warfare Officer and Under Sea Warfare specialist. Receiving a commission in 1990 as a Seaman Officer, he has completed extensive sea service in Destroyers, Frigates and Patrol Boats. Captain Andrews has enjoyed the full range of operational sea postings including Command.

Captain Andrews is a graduate of the Australian Command and Staff College, and represented the RAN at the US Army Command and General Staff College at Fort Leavenworth, where he attended the Joint Advanced Warfighting School.

Captain Andrews has embedded and deployed with United States forces, which include the US Navy’s 7th Fleet and the US Army’s 10th Mountain Division.

Captain Andrews has deployed extensively in all theatres of contemporary operations, including Afghanistan. More recently, he has experienced a wide range of Navy and Joint postings. Highlights include postings as Directing Staff at the Australian Command and Staff College and Deputy Director in Contestability - Force Design.

Captain Andrews holds a Master’s Degree in Strategy and Policy, a Master’s Degree in Maritime Studies, and a PhD in International Relations. Captain Andrews’s research specialises in International Relations, Maritime Strategy, Naval and National Policy. Captain Andrews writes and presents internationally on issues of maritime character, and his book ‘Four Oceans’ will be published in 2023.