Andy Grantham joined the GICHD in September 2016. He holds the position of Advisor, Ammunition Management. In this role he executes and manages the conceptual development and outreach of the Ammunition Guidance and Training Package, intended to provide the knowledge and improve the preparedness of national ammunition authorities to effectively manage state-owned ammunition stockpiles.
He also assists in the provision of technical outreach and policy advice to national authorities, international organisations and donors on matters related to the management of ammunition and the risks associated with Explosive Ordnance Disposal.
Prior to joining the GICHD, Andy Grantham was a Mentor and Trainer of UN troops in Mali concentrating on EOD and IEDD. He started his career with the British Army as an Ammunition Technician. He has worked as an Explosives Safety Advisor at the Atomic Weapons Establishment in the UK, as well as in NGOs and commercial companies in Libya, Afghanistan and Mali.
Andy Grantham gained his ammunition and explosives technical qualifications whilst in the British Army.
Geneva International Centre for Humanitarian Demining (GICHD)