Andrew Wells-Dang is Senior Governance Advisor at Oxfam in Vietnam. Beginning in 2012, he co-managed the Advocacy Coalition Support Program, an initiative to facilitate multi-stakeholder cooperation on environmental and social policy issues in Vietnam, including land rights and agricultural market access. Based in Vietnam for over 15 years, Andrew has also worked as a researcher and NGO representative in China, Laos, Cambodia, and other Asian countries.
He holds a PhD in political science from the University of Birmingham, UK and an M.A. in international development and economics from the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies, Washington DC, USA. Andrew is the author of Civil Society Networks in China and Vietnam: Informal Pathbreakers in Health and the Environment (Palgrave Macmillan, 2012) and is a frequent contributor to publications on politics and development in Southeast Asia.