ANDREA DE ALMEDIA
B Lab Australia & New Zealand
Andrea De Almeida leads B Lab towards its vision of Australian and New Zealand businesses being part of a new economy that all people participate in and benefit from, and that regenerates the environment. B Lab designs and scale solutions that businesses and partners embrace to shift towards balancing profit and purpose.
Andrea was previously Director of Venture Philanthropy at Social Ventures Australia. She worked with corporate Australia to test innovative solutions to tackle long-term unemployment. Andrea was also the Employment Practice Lead responsible for developing strategies to address employment exclusion for young people, people with a disability and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
Prior to SVA, Andrea worked in advisory services at KPMG and in the Victorian Government where she led teams to deliver high-profile policy and program reform.
Andrea holds a First Class Honors degree in Public Policy and Management and a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Melbourne. She is also a Vincent Fairfax Fellow and Centre For Ethical Leadership Alumni.