Bruce Andrews

Bruce Andrews

Senior Vice President and Managing Partner of SoftBank Group; former Deputy Secretary of Commerce


Bruce H. Andrews serves as Managing Partner and Co-Head of SoftBank Group’s Global Government Affairs. Mr. Andrews brings to SoftBank over 30 years of public policy and government relations experience. Most recently, he served as Managing Director at Rock Creek Global Advisors, an international economic and trade policy advisory firm.

Prior to Rock Creek Global Advisors, Mr. Andrews served as Deputy Secretary of the U.S. Department of Commerce from 2014 to 2017 and Chief of Staff to the Secretary from 2011 to 2014. Prior to the Commerce Department, Mr. Andrews served as General Counsel of the Senate Commerce Committee for Chairman Jay Rockefeller, and Vice President of Governmental Affairs for the Ford Motor Company, where he oversaw U.S. federal and state government affairs. Before that, he was one of the founding members of Quinn Gillespie & Associates. Additionally, Mr. Andrews was an attorney at Arnold & Porter, Legislative Director to Congressman Tim Holden and started his career with Senator Alan Cranston.

Mr. Andrews was educated at Haverford College and the Georgetown University Law Center.