Andrea completed undergraduate studies in Politics, Economics and International Relations before kick-starting her career in marketing and communications in London. She then worked internationally in Switzerland, India and France before returning to the UK to work in humanitarian response Communications and Advocacy programmes for CARE International and Oxfam. During Andrea’s time in international NGOs she worked to improve the speed, quality and effectiveness of disaster response with local INGO teams in Africa, Asia, North & South America.
Andrea spent 7 years working in the Nuffield Department of Medicine at the University of Oxford, focusing her Communications and Outreach efforts on global health, tropical and infectious diseases. She also spent a busy year supporting Oxford’s COVID-19 external communications efforts with the media, NHS and government.
Andrea cut her teeth in the start-up ecosystem at Astroscale, a fast growth international space company on Harwell Campus, UK. Her work included building the brand, reputation, storytelling and exciting space mission launches.
Andrea has completed three years of Postgraduate studies at the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) and further courses at the Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR).
Andrea joined OUI in 2022 as Head of Marketing & Communications.