Andrew Lewis is a trainer, coach, facilitator and mediator providing strategic advice to companies and governments on complex international negotiations. Since 2003, he has led negotiation, collaboration and influencing workshops for corporate audiences in over 30 countries, enabling effective internal alignment and external collaboration in the context of client, alliance, supplier and government relationships.
Mr. Lewis has worked extensively on sales and client relationship management challenges in both financial services and professional services. This has included the mediation of high-stakes disputes between providers and clients, as well as the establishment of a negotiation center of excellence at a leading professional services firm.
He also has significant expertise in healthcare, advising pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies on alliance management, including contract re-negotiation and relationship remediation. He has worked with several healthcare companies on successful market access and pricing and reimbursement negotiations with governments around the world.
Mr. Lewis spent 4 years working as an advisor to South Sudan’s Foreign Minister during the country’s independence process from 2009-13, helping to negotiate the fastest ever post-independence accession to the United Nations. In addition, he has provided advice on negotiation strategy to several parties involved in disputes that are or have been on the agenda of the UN Security Council, including in Somalia, Ethiopia and Western Sahara.
Mr. Lewis holds a BA in Philosophy, Politics and Economics from the University of Oxford, and a Master’s in International Law and Diplomacy from The Fletcher School at Tufts University. He speaks fluent French and Spanish.