Andrea was appointed Executive Director, Tate Liverpool in 2006, and is responsible for all business, marketing and operational activities at the gallery. From 1999 to 2006 she was Director of Development for Tate in London, and led Tate’s fundraising operation, including developing donations, public sector funding, corporate sponsorship and a wide variety of membership schemes.
She has a first-class honours degree in English from Durham University and a post-graduate masters in arts administration from City University, London. She is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts and a Trustee of the Crafts Council, Forma and Theatre for A Change. Andrea is a member of the Workforce Development Group for UK Visual Arts for Creative & Cultural Skills, a board member of Renaissance North West and the tourism panel for the Northwest Development Agency. She chairs a number of initiatives for the Liverpool Arts Regeneration Consortium, including leading the Creative Apprenticeships programme in 2008/09.