Andrew is an established poet based in the United Kingdom.
His poetry reflects his view on life, circumstance, faith and politics through an unusual lens.
Andrew, a former soldier, is a direct descendant of his famous namesake. He has lived his life as an adventurer, entrepreneur, inventor and business executive. A former local politician he currently serves as company secretary for the charity Christians in Politics.
He has received several business awards and been nationally recognised for outstanding bravery. He has a life long passion for the sea and ships and recently completed a four year course in Christian theology and mission.
He has appeared on BBC Radio4, is currently appearing on national television with Nationwide building societies sponsorship of ITV documentaries.
He supported Sir David Hempleman Adams circumnavigation of the Artic (with poetry) in 2016, whose adventure touched over 100 million people globally.
In 2017 he supported the #GreatBigWalk organised by Eden communities, coordinated with the Jo Cox Foundation, an event which touched around 12m in the UK, with over 125,000 street parties held.
He has a growing following on Twitter (acpcarnegie), youtube and facebook. His poetry is reflective of his life experiences and he is intending to publish his first collection of poetry in 2018.
In 2018 he will also being taking part in Navigators of Faith, a circumnavigation of the United Kingdom under sail, asking the question:
'Is todays loss of national identity, the basis of who we as a nation are, similar to that seen after the withdrawal of Rome in 410AD, through the lens of the Celtic saints?
The voyage is expected to engage with over 6,000,000 during the period of May 2018 through to July 2018 with the hope this will commence a national discussion.