Andrea is a South African living in MD, USA. She works as an executive coach (individual and team), facilitator of transformation, developer of facilitators, mediator and culture change consultant across a broad range of industries in Southern Africa, the Americas, and Europe.
Andrea has worked as an external facilitator, coach, and developer of facilitators with a global professional services firm for the past 10 years. She serves both internal and client facing needs. Within the firm, she is a lead facilitator for several internal leadership programs: the Centered Leadership Program, Building Entrepreneurship Muscle, Centered Leadership Fundamentals, Personal Insight Workshops, and various Partner training programs across the tenures from team leader to senior partner level. In addition, she is an executive coach for many Directors and Partner members of the firm globally, as well as leading facilitator development programs within client organisations on behalf of the firm.
In addition to this, Andrea’s core clients include the International Monetary Fund, State Street, The US Treasury, The International Finance Corporation, and Google. In these organisations she provides team and individual coaching, as well as works with top teams to enhance their capacity to work more collaboratively and shift corporate culture.
She is a core facilitator of the Winning from Within Program.
Andrea’s previous experience includes: Senior Consultant at Cap Gemini; TV Anchor of Boardroom Dancing( a leadership skills program), as well as an Interfaith Program on National Television in South Africa; Program Director of Corporate Customised skills at the top business school in South Africa where she consulted, designed and facilitated in company leadership programs; and Lead the MBA elective on executive coaching
Andrea has a BA (psychology, economics and drama) from the University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa; an MBA (cum laude from Wits and Kellogg Graduate School of Management where she won the gold medal as top student. She is a certified Newfield Network executive coach, is accredited in Myers Briggs Type indicator and is accredited as lead facilitator by Gita Bellin and Associates. In addition, she is schooled in Gallup Strengthfinder, Spiral Dynamics, Dialogue and Process work.
Andrea spent 8 years on the board of Soul City, a prominent health and education non-profit organisation.
She is married and has two children.