As a Partner with Knightsbridge Robertson Surrette, Andrea’s commitment to providing strategic counsel and building lasting partnerships is evident to all those who have the pleasure to work with her. Andrea has been instrumental in the successful completion of over 200 executive search assignments.
While Andrea has worked with clients across both the public and the private sectors, her particular focus is in the recruitment of leaders for post-secondary, government, and not-for-profit organizations.
Before Andrea joined Knightsbridge Robertson Surrette as an Executive Search Consultant, she managed recruitment efforts in Nova Scotia and New Brunswick on behalf of the largest accounting firms in the country. Previous to this role, she worked for one of Canada’s largest pension and benefits firms in pension administration.
Having worked with a variety of governing bodies and selection committees, Andrea brings a well-developed understanding of how to support and advise these groups to facilitate a seamless, collaborative decision-making process. Andrea has a keen interest in strong board governance and is a member of the Maritime Chapter Advisory Executive for the Institute of Corporate Directors (ICD) of Canada.
Andrea earned a Masters of Business Administration from Saint Mary's University and a Bachelor of Arts with honours in Psychology from St. Francis Xavier University where she is a Life Officer of her graduating class. She earned her CPHR designation through the Human Resources Association of Nova Scotia (HRANS) in 2009.