Andrea is a senior business executive, strategic corporate advisor and communicator. She brings 25 years of corporate, capital markets, political, policy and media experience to advise senior leaders and their organizations on key issues, from public markets fundraising, ESG and corporate reputation to employee engagement and media strategy. She was most recently Senior Vice-President and Practice Lead, Capital Markets, for NATIONAL PR, and launched the Toronto office of New York-based CEO advisory firm, Teneo. A former Vice-President of Corporate Communications for Kinross Gold, Andrea also has a deep background in politics, having served as a senior advisor to a federal cabinet minister and run as political candidate. She began her career as a business journalist, reporting for the Financial Times of London in Latin America, and as a television anchor for CTV’s Business News Network.
Andrea is a member of the Advisory Board for Crown Realty Partners, a private commercial real estate company, and sits on the Board of Directors of the Ontario Centre of Innovation. She is also on the Board of the Canadian Club of Toronto. She is the author of the best-selling business book, ‘Why Mexicans Don’t Drink Molson: Rescuing Canadian Business from the Suds of Global Obscurity.’