She draws on a wealth of knowledge and practical experience on the topics of mediation, negotiation, intercultural communication, leadership, process design and organisational development.
Before establishing the company, she managed large European projects, conducted negotiations and set up an internationale study program, among others.
She is an international certified mediator (IMI) and has supported many parties to settled conflicts internationally in commercial, workplace and multi-party settings. In this role, she also advises ministries, governments and organizations worldwide. Her academic training consists of a master’s degree in communication sciences and sociology, a Master in mediation and a PhD in Social science on the topic “Cooperation or confrontation? The effect of commitment, empowerment, emotion and criticism in negotiation and mediation”. She completed the last two degrees on the job in order to delve deeper into the subject she also focuses on in practise.
Andrea has published scientific books and essays about mediation and conflict management. Her special area of consulting lies on highly escalated conflicts, intercultural conflicts and multi-party conflicts, community conflicts involving private sector and government stakeholders. She also taught in diverse universities and developed trainings and curriculums for different target groups in various sectors