André holds the position of Senior Vice-President, Government Relations at BMM International, a private independent gaming testing laboratory.
He is a graduate of the University of Pretoria, South Africa and amongst others worked for the Africa Institute of South Africa, the Development Bank of Southern Africa, Ernst & Young as well as the South African Government prior to a longstanding career in gaming regulation
In 2016 he joined the University of Nevada Las Vegas to set up the International Center for Gaming Regulation. He held the position of Executive Director of the Center until the end of 2018.
André is a former President of the International Association of Gaming Regulators and an active member of the International Masters of Gaming Law and the International Association of Gaming Advisors.