Andrea holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Financial Mathematics from the University of Johannesburg and has obtained the Financial Risk Manager (FRM) qualification through the Global Association of Risk Professionals.
Andrea joined Rockwood in 2014 as portfolio manager where she held a non-executive directorship in Kwikspace Modular Buildings, Africa’s largest manufacturer of prefab and modular buildings. She is also responsible for international fundraising and investor relations and is thereby well networked in the global investment community.
Prior to joining Rockwood, she worked as an Assistant Vice President in Product Control for Barclays Capital running the reporting and control functions for both the New York Fixed Income trading desk as well as the London Credit Hybrid & Exotic trading desk. Andrea spent 3 years working for Credit Suisse in Guernsey, Channel Islands, where she worked as a Relationship Manager handling the offshore trust and company portfolios of high net worth clients. She started her career as an actuarial analyst at NBC Holdings.