Apart from fulfilling her title role, Andrea also leads on the approach to STEAM learning, public programming and audience development for the organisation.
Andrea has previously worked at Beam, an Arts and Architecture Centre based in West Yorkshire working with children, young people, communities and key stakeholders on the development of urban spaces and places and built environment education programmes, before moving to the museums sector.
Andrea is currently working with key partners and audiences on the co-production of Derby Silk Mill and its programmes, a significant development project to reinvent the Silk Mill for the 21st Century to create a Museum of Making. Andrea is passionate about developing young peoples’ capacities and inspiring young people to see themselves as makers and creators of the future. Andrea also co-produces Derby Mini Maker Faire, a celebration of local maker culture and community ingenuity.