As Communications Manager for the Emergency Capacity Building (ECB) Project, Andrea leads on programme communications between six international NGOs: Oxfam, CARE, Save the Children, World Vision, Catholic Relief Services and Mercy Corps. Her role supports the six ECB country consortia to deliver multi-NGO humanitarian programme and advocacy initiatives to help humanitarian programmes to become faster and more efficient. Many of the ECB resources and tools are used to train field staff to prepare for and manage their national emergency response programmes.
Andrea manages the ECB Project website and social media, supports and leads on external outreach with other NGOs, UN institutions, government, academia and networks. Andrea devises and delivers country-level learning events
and has developed the ECB knowledge management and learning platform: ECBconnect. She develops the ECB e-newsletters and edits ECB resources, case studies and guide in English, French and Spanish.
Prior to the ECB Project, Andrea worked for eight years in marketing and communications in the development and private sectors in India, France, Switzerland and the UK. Andrea's previous responsibilities included management of strategic partnerships, global campaign coordination, website development, publishing, public relations, brand management, direct marketing, advertising, and media relations.