Andrew Feinstein is the author of the critically-acclaimed “The Shadow World: Inside the Global Arms Trade” which reveals the corruption and malfeasance at the heart of the global arms business, both formal and illicit. The tenth edition of the book across a number of languages is currently being prepared for publication. “The Shadow World” was short-listed for the Alan Paton Prize for Non-fiction.
Andrew was an ANC Member of Parliament in South Africa for over seven years where he served under Nelson Mandela. He served on the Finance and Public Accounts Committees and as Deputy Chair of the country’s Audit Commission. He also served as Economic Advisor to Gauteng Premier, Tokyo Sexwale.
Andrew is currently Executive Director of Shadow World Investigations (formerly Corruption Watch UK) – an NGO that details and exposes the impact of bribery and corruption on democracy, governance and development, predominantly but not exclusively, in the global arms trade – and an investigative writer, broadcaster, campaigner and speaker.