Andrea has worked for 25 years in numerous capacities relating to regeneration, economic development, business support, skills and community support.
She has headed up two economic development teams within local authorities within Lancashire and is a trained project and programme manager and strategist. She has also bid and secured large investment programmes and projects and aided businesses to access funding to drive enhanced service delivery and innovation.
Andrea has designed business supporting programmes and projects to be reactive to businesses needs across a wide range of sectors and within a distinct geographical footprint. She has also operated her own business consultancy company.
With a track record working with Boost, Andrea have previously worked as a Boost mentor and as business coach for its former Growth Accelerator programme.