Cofounder & Executive Director, Kingston Creative
Andrea is an engineer, entrepreneur and executive. She is the Cofounder and Executive Director of Kingston Creative an organisation seeking to transform Downtown and the founder of Bookophilia, a bookstore that promotes Caribbean literature.
Andrea has held senior management roles in the Government of Jamaica, Digicel and GraceKennedy and has served on the boards of Jamaica Social Investment Fund (JSIF), The National Land Agency (NLA) and the Public Health Committee. She is a strategic business coach and consultant for creative entrepreneurs and has worked with Jamaica National, the Branson Centre of Entrepreneurship and ASPIRE (Barbados). She recently managed the Arts portfolio for the British Council where she developed strategy and implemented key projects in film, literature and visual art to build capacity and drive the creative economy in Jamaica.
Andrea holds a Master of Science in Structural Engineering, a Prince2 Certification in Project Management and a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta. She has also studied Art and Finance at the Sotheby’s School of Art in London and Finance at the Stanford School of Business in California.
Andrea was also listed by Forbes as one of 10 women leading the charge for a sustainable future for Jamaica.