Chief Zoological Officer, SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment, Inc.
Brad Andrews, Senior Vice President of Zoological Operations for Busch Entertainment Corporation is responsible for all Sea World/Busch Gardens parks’ animal programs, including husbandry, breeding, training, beached animal rescue programs, education and transportation and acquisition procedures.
Andrews began his Sea World career in 1987 as Associate Curator for Sea World of California. He started working with marine mammals in 1972 at Marine land of the Pacific, later becoming General Curator at that marine life park. During his 15-year tenure there, he showed remarkable abilities for animal care and personnel leadership.
He holds a biology/chemistry degree from St. Mary’s College in Moraga, California. Andrews is the Immediate Past Chairman of the Board of Trustees, and current Trustee of Hubbs-Sea World Research Institute, Past-president of the International Association for Aquatic Animal Medicine, Past-president of the Alliance of Marine Mammal Parks and Aquariums, a member of the International Marine Animal Trainers Association, the American Zoo and Aquarium Association, the International Wild Waterfowl Association, and the Society of Marine Mamma logistics.