Andrea is 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 with the International Monetary Fund, State Street, The World Bank Group, The Office of Housing and Urban Development, The US Treasury, a global executive search firm, and a major search engine. In these organizations she provides team and individual coaching, and works with top teams to enhance their capacity to work more collaboratively and shift corporate culture. Specifically, she works with executives to enhance their capacity to Lead Self, Lead Others, Lead Teams and Lead Systems Change. Andrea also has particular expertise in Woman and Leadership.
For the past 12 years, Andrea has worked as an external facilitator, coach, and developer of facilitators and leaders with a blue chip consulting firm. She serves both internal and client facing needs. She is a lead facilitator for several programs: the Centered Leadership Program, Building Entrepreneurship Muscle, Culture Transformation engagements, 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 Partners of the firm globally, as well as leading facilitator development programs within client organizations on behalf of the firm.
Andrea’s previous experience includes: Senior Consultant at Cap Gemini; Television Anchor of Boardroom Dancing (a leadership skills program), as well as anchor for an Interfaith Program on National Television in South Africa. She was Program Director of Corporate Customized skills at the top business school in South Africa where she consulted, designed and facilitated in-company leadership programs; and led 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 use of the Myers Briggs Type Indicator instrument, the Leadership Circle Assessment tool as well as lead facilitator by Gita Bellin and Associates. In addition, she is schooled in Gallup Strengthsfinder, Spiral Dynamics, Dialogue and Process work.
Andrea spent 8 years on the board of Soul City, a prominent health and education non-profit organization.