A born and bred local, Andrea attended Cairns North primary and Cairns High schools. She is a Chartered Accountant who has worked in both commerce and public accounting, and is an experienced manager within the corporate NFP industry.
Twelve months ago she became the Manager: Finance and Catholic Development Fund for the Roman Catholic Trust Corporation for the Diocese of Cairns. Prior to this she was the Corporate Services Director/Company Secretary at Tourism Tropical North Queensland for 15 years. In addition she is also the Company Secretary for The Citizens of the Great Barrier Reef Foundation and treasurer on the Saint Monica’s College P&F.
Skilled in finance, corporate administration, board and corporate governance, business planning, strategy, risk analysis, human resources, banking and treasury, Andrea has a core passion for helping businesses achieve measurable outcomes.