Andrea is recognised as a “Hands on” leader who takes charge, dives change and is not afraid to investigate and improve for realignment. She has gained buy-in from the leaders and their staff to help propel and make significant organisational progress. Her particular expertise is in creating HR processes and to lead projects from start to finish while navigating within challenging environments of change, to finally lead to excellence through fully integrated performance and measurement initiatives and systems.
With a degree in Economics and a graduate degree in Adult Teaching and Learning, she positively impacts her ability to leverage HR as a strategic business partner, to address talent management, structural realignment, as well as leveraging cost-savings for revenue-boosting performance and productivity. She is able to see the “Big Picture”, while also seeing the nuances and impact of change as it pertains to all vested individuals. As a Certified Leadership Coach and designated with the ACC (Associate Coach Certification) from the International Coaching Federation, she is a true Executive and Leadership Coach who can assist both senior management and their staff through times of uncertainty.
As a respected Instructor, Speaker, Writer, Board Member and Chairperson, she has been recognised for her tenacity, integrity, diplomacy, yet straightforward approach. She does not exclusively value change for the sake of growth, but recognises change to develop our “intellectual resources” for the competitive advantage in a continuous and changing global economy.
Key areas of experience
- HR Strategic Planning
- HRIS Development
- Performance Management
- OD/Human Capital Management
- Acquisitions & Integration
- Workforce Alignment
- Total Rewards
- Employee Engagement
- Learning & Development
- Project Management
- Change Management
- Talent Acquisition
- Leadership & Executive Coaching
- Employer Branding
- Succession Planning & Retention
Led her organisation to excellence by winning award as Best Workplace in The Americas for HR initiatives. First Organisation in Canada to receive award.
Further Credentials & Accomplishments
- Over 20 years of Human Resource experience
- Degrees focused in Economics and Education
- Certified Leadership Coach and accredited Coach with the ICF
- Appointed to Board of Directors as member, and committee Chair
- Past Business Professor of professional HR accredited courses
- Served as Panel Judge, Best Workplaces in Americas (Printing Industries of the Americas)