Andrea is a creative, committed and passionate leader in strategic philanthropy, social finance and social innovation. She is the CEO and founding president of Inspirit Foundation, where she has launched a series of critically needed programs to address inclusion in Canada. These programs included the foundation’s first roadmap towards a 100 per cent impact investing portfolio. Andrea was one of the founders of the Philanthropic Communities Declaration of Action on Reconciliation, and is an adult ally of the 4Rs Youth Movement.
Prior to Inspirit, Andrea was president and CEO at PTV Productions, creating socially impactful, award winning broadcast and interactive media. She chairs Artscape Youngplace, and also serves as a board member for The Circle on Philanthropy and Aboriginal Peoples, the Centre for Social Innovation, Challenge for Change and Story Money Impact.
Andrea grew up in Vancouver and lives in Toronto with her husband Ian and son James.