Andrei is a director and independent producer. He is the Festival Director and founder of the Manila Fringe Festival, a multi-genre international arts festival based in the Philippines. He is currently the Creative Director of Pineapple Lab, an artist-run creative hub that is dedicated to providing a platform for contemporary Filipino artistic expressions and interdisciplinary arts collaborations in the historic district of Poblacion, Makati City. He co-founded Fringe Creatives – a new company that produces Filipino productions, highlighting original and inclusive content featuring diverse narratives in media, events, and live performances. Andrei is currently a researcher at KARAKOA, a collective of independent Asian producers, investigating current performing arts issues in key cities in Southeast Asia. He is interested in exploring the impact of the arts in neighborhoods, cities, and cultures.