Andrea is a true Agilist that is passionate to apply Lean, Agile and DevOps processes and technologies to achieve business goals.
Andrea strongly believes in adopting Agile ways of working to create a customer orientated business, motivated employees, and a healthy high-performance culture of continuous innovation. She has more than 2 decades of experience in developing lean and valuable solutions for multiple corporate companies, with an extensive Agile delivery experience the last 9+ years where she was the Agile champion for a leading retail company in South Africa. She is a good communicator who engages easy with teams, managers and executives.
She is an enthusiastic volunteer for the Scrum User Group of South Africa (SUGSA), Women in Agile and Flow-ZA working with other Agilists and companies to grow and improve their processes and mindsets.
Andrea enjoy reading broadly on change, collaboration, servant leadership and Agile improvements. When she isn’t glued to her books and articles, she spends time with her husband and 2 boys, enjoying Pilates classes, and trying very hard to keep fit in the gym. She spends too little time cooking, drinking wine with friends, listening to good music and taking road trips. High on her bucket list is a trip around the world.
Andrea is a coach, mentor, facilitator and trainer. She completed her Honours Degree in Software Development and is an active member of the international group, Scrum Alliance®. She has the following international credentials: