Andrea was an urban planner and partner of Urban Strategies Inc. Through her extensive planning experience, she has dealt with a full range of planning, policy and development issues. This includes land use policy issues at all levels, from site to region and in many jurisdictions within Canada and internationally.
Andrea often led interdisciplinary teams in the achievement of community or corporate master plans and the elaboration of strategic, effective policy. Her focus was to manage the synthesis of public and private interests to achieving outcomes that meet both public and private objectives. Her approach was to bring all interests together from the inception of any assignment to stimulate discussion and ultimately forge consensus.
Andrea would frequently lecture and present in a variety of venues including universities, conferences and industry events.
Andrea capped her long career of service by becoming the President of the Canadian Institute of Planners from 2011 to 2013.