Andrea has added real value to the leadership team and has assisted transition and skill development around the management of very difficult situations in ways that have led to more resilient and effective leadership.
She is highly personable, friendly, and warm, and brings a sense of humour and balance that harmonises relationships and enables personal development.”
Before starting her second career in leadership coaching and development in 2010, Andrea had a 20+-year career in banking and finance, predominantly with two of the big four Australian banks.
She has led teams and business units across a diverse range of functions, including relationship management, call centre, head office strategy and sales, and a state business.
Andrea’s last role in banking was the Head of Private Bank in Queensland for Westpac. Also, on a part time basis, she spent 14 years in the Army Reserves, retiring as a captain.
As a leadership coach, team coach and facilitator, Andrea partners with CEOs, senior executives, and their leadership teams to be the best leader and value adding team that they want to be.
Working with clients by challenging and supporting them, as they stretch their own boundaries to be the leader that they would want to follow. As a team coach, Andrea encourages the team to evolve as one team, which enables them to add greater value to the individuals within the team, the team and their multiple internal and external stakeholders.
Andrea has a Bachelor of Business (Banking and Finance) from Monash University, and an MBA from Deakin University. She is a Professional Certified Coach with the International Coaching Federation and is an accredited practitioner with TLCP, DiSC Advance, the Global Leadership Wellbeing Survey, Social + Emotional Intelligence Profiling, and is a qualified International Systemic Team Coach. She is also a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
Andrea is a keen golfer, and when possible, loves travelling with her partner Ray to see more of Australia and the world, whilst sampling some of the wonderful golf courses in their travels. Andrea enjoys the company of Ray’s adult children and their children, as well as spending time with their dog – Barney.
When not playing golf or walking Barney, Andrea enjoys sharing time with family and friends over wonderful food and wine.