Andrea is a senior scientist with over 25 years of experience in ecology and environmental science. Her love for adventure and curiosity about the natural world leads Andrea to conduct research on a wide range of taxa (from amphibians to birds to insects to whales) in a wide variety of arctic, temperate and tropical locations around the world. Andrea specializes in environmental impact assessment, invasive species management, and species at risk/biodiversity conservation.
Andrea brings a multidisciplinary perspective to her work, with extensive experience bridging the gap between science and policy. As a detail-oriented person, Andrea is skilled at thoroughly researching and analyzing issues, synthesizing complex technical information and distilling it down to the key messages and solutions in plain language. She regularly applies this expertise in jurisdictional scans, identification of best management practices and peer review.
Beyond work, Andrea enjoys getting out into nature, travelling, swimming, skiing and yoga. She also keeps busy running around after her two teenage boys.