Andrew Ross

Andrew Ross

Freshwater Advisory Board

Andrew Ross is a Managing Director at the Sovereign Infrastructure Group (“SIG”), which is a global investor and asset manager specializing in public and community infrastructure with a long-term view. Andrew runs investor relations, outreach to foundations and endowments and SIG’s ESG/Impact strategy.

He has more than 20 years of experience as a seasoned and skilled leader, strategic and innovative thinker, and a creative and clear communicator at the highest levels in the governmental, political and corporate worlds.

Andrew spent more than four years working for former Illinois Governor Pat Quinn, including as his Chief Operating Officer. He was responsible for driving the State of Illinois’ economic development agenda, including overseeing a $31 billion capital program, which was the state's largest infrastructure program for the world's nineteenth largest economy.

He also serves on the board of the Environmental Law and Policy Center.

Andrew earned his BA from Northwestern University and has a Master's degree from Syracuse University in Broadcast Journalism.