Andrew Phelan AM was the Chief Executive & Principal Registrar of the High Court of Australia from 2007 until 2018. From 1986 he held a number of senior government law enforcement, legal, international and general management positions. Andrew served as a Councillor, and remains a member, of the Australasian Institute of Judicial Administration. He was the Secretary of the Council of Chief Justices of Australia and NZ from 2007 until 2018. Andrew has degrees in Arts, Laws and Business and was admitted as a solicitor in 1978. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Managers and Leaders.