Andrew Wear is the author of Solved! How other countries have cracked the world’s biggest problems and we can too, which was published in March 2020. He is a senior Australian public servant with degrees in politics, law, economics and public policy, and is a graduate of the Senior Executive Program at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government. A fellow of the Institute of Public Administration Australia (Victoria), he is also a director of Ardoch Ltd, a children’s education charity. His work appears in peer-reviewed journals as well as in The Mandarin, The Guardian, and others.