Andrea Staines OAM has been a professional Non-Executive Director in excess of fifteen years on a range of Australian and New Zealand entities and is currently on the board of social enterprise UnitingCare Queensland.
Andrea has experience in the property sector through her time on the board of QIC. She has extensive experience from being on the boards of entities with operations distributed nationwide including social enterprise Goodstart Early Learning, ASX-listed Aurizon & Kelsian Group, Australia Post and Australian Rail Track Corporation.
Andrea is a former CEO of Australian Airlines (mark II), a Qantas subsidiary flying between Asia and Australia, which she co-launched. During this time, she was also a member of the Qantas Executive Leadership Team. Prior to this, Andrea led Qantas Revenue Management - a team that optimized Qantas passenger revenue using mathematical techniques. Before joining Qantas, Andrea worked in various financial and strategy roles with American Airlines at their Dallas headquarters.
Andrea has an MBA from the University of Michigan and a Bachelor of Economics from the University of Queensland. She is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD) and a Member of Chief Executive Women (CEW).