Inside Andrew McGechan – spook watchdog

Yesterday he was announced as new inspector-general of intelligence and security – the man charged with assuring the public the secret squirrels play fair.

Today, not much more is known about former High Court judge Robert Andrew McGechan, known as Andrew.

The phone at his new office went unanswered and no photograph of him was supplied by Prime Minister John Key when announcing the appointment of a man who – as well as being a judge – has also held “various legal, public sector, academic and electoral roles”.


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