Andrea joined the Ivey Foundation as its Vice President in 2015 with 20 years of experience managing environment and sustainability issues in the public, private, investment and non-government sectors in Canada and the U.S.
Prior to Ivey, Andrea was the Vice- President of the Corporate Program at Ceres, where she led Ceres’ work with more than 80 companies on sustainability issues such as climate, energy, water, and supply chains. She was the lead author of The 21st Century Corporation: The Ceres Roadmap for Sustainability and corporate benchmarking reports based on this framework.
She has a Master of Environmental Studies degree from Dalhousie University and a Bachelor of Arts Honors degree in sociology/psychology from Queen’s University, Canada. She completed the High Potential Leaders executive education course at the Harvard Business School in 2012, and the Institute of Corporate Directors (ICD), Boardroom Financial Essentials course in 2015.
Andrea is a sought after speaker and contributor at conferences and events and a regular contributor to a wide range of publications. She serves on the boards of the International Institute of Sustainable Development (IISD) and the Canadian Environmental Grantmakers Network (CEGN), and is a member of the University of Toronto Environmental Finance Advisory Committee.