Chief Executive Officer
Andrea joined Windana as CEO in November 2021. Andrea brings a diverse mix of clinical skills, governance expertise and personal experience to her work.
She started her career as a midwife and has more than 25 years’ experience in clinical and operational leadership roles in health, aged care, public health, community services, and disability in New Zealand and Australia. She has been a Director on a number of Boards, including holding the position of Chairperson – Health Promotion Forum NZ, and Tautoko Services NZ. Andrea was previously a member of the Windana Board from 2017 to mid-2021.
Andrea has post graduate qualifications in Health Management, Clinical Governance and Rehabilitation. She is a Fellow of the Australasian College of Health Service Management.
Her vision is for a society where addiction is treated like any other health condition – free from discrimination and stigma.