Andrea is a South African living in Basel Switzerland. She works as an executive coach, top team facilitator, developer of facilitators, and mediator across a broad range of industries in Africa, the Americas, and Europe.
Andrea holds a Masters degree in Business Administration (cum laude, gold medal as top student), holds a PCC Certified Coach credential from the International Coach Federation, was trained and licensed by McKinsey & Company as a facilitator of transformation and is a Mobius Senior Transformational Faculty lead as well as a core facilitator of the Winning from Within Program.
Andrea’s speciality lies in creating safe, stretching spaces for individuals and groups to access more of their inner wisdom so as to engage whole heartedly in creating what is not, but should be. And then to practically apply this to the system and context in which they operate.
For the past 17 years she has been a leadership advisor to a blue chip global professional services firm. She is faculty for their partner learning programs, leads women’s coaching circles and provides individual coaching for partners and senior partners globally. In addition, she designs and facilitates Top Team leadership interventions, as well as leading facilitator development programs within client organizations on behalf of the firm.
Andrea is a skilled facilitator of group processes, a challenging team coach and is passionate about coaching executives to their growth edge. Her clients include executives and teams in Banking, Pharma, Professional Services firms and Multi-lateral organizations.
Andrea’s previous experience includes: Senior Strategy Consultant at Cap Gemini; TV Anchor of Boardroom Dancing (a leadership skills program), as well as an Interfaith Program on South African National Television; Director of Customized Executive Programs at the top business school in South Africa, where she led the MBA elective on executive coaching.
Andrea is accredited in the Leadership Circle Profile, Gallup Strength finder, Myers Briggs Type indicator and as a personal fitness trainer. She is schooled in Bob Kegan’s Stages of Adult Development, Spiral Dynamics, and Difficult Conversations.
Andrea spent 8 years on the board of Soul City, a prominent health and education non-profit organization. She is married, has two children and a labrador; loves walking in nature and dancing the Pata Pata.