Chief Operating Officer
AJ Park IP Limited , Wellington
Andrea ensures the firm's services constantly evolve to meet the changing needs of clients.
As AJ Park's Head of Business Operations, Andrea is responsible for working with the partners, CEO and senior management team to ensure the firm's services constantly evolve to meet the changing needs of clients.
Andrea is an experienced manager of professional services firms, having begun her career as the marketing manager of a national commercial law firm in 1992. She worked in various management roles at AJ Park between 1999 and 2011, before leaving to take up a practice management role in a central government agency. Andrea returned to AJ Park as service development manager in September 2015.
Andrea attended Victoria University of Wellington for both her undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, graduating most recently with a Master of Business Administration with Distinction in 2012.
Andrea is currently studying towards a PhD in strategic management, focusing on how law firms adapt to their changing environments.
Andrea has been a judge of the WriteMark Plain English Awards for several years, and continues to be an evangelist for clear, client-focussed communication.
- BCA (Marketing), Victoria University of Wellington, 1989
- MBA, Victoria University of Wellington, 2012