Andrew Barkla was appointed CEO and Managing Director of IDP Education in August 2015.
Andrew has extensive experience in the technology, services and software industry, with over 20 years of senior management experience in roles across Australia, New Zealand, Asia and North America.
Prior to joining IDP Education, Andrew worked for SAP as the President of Australia and New Zealand. Prior to his role at SAP, Andrew was the Vice President of Unisys’ Asia Pacific Japan operations covering 13 countries, a member of Unisys’ Global Executive Committee and the Chairman of Unisys West – a technology services joint venture between BankWest and Unisys.
Early in his career, Andrew was the Vice President and General Manager of PeopleSoft’s Asia Pacific region prior to the company’s acquisition by Oracle. He was also the Managing Director of various other companies in the technology, services and software industry.