Ledcor Applied Research Chair
Centre for Oil Sands Sustainability
Andrea has more than 20 years of experience in all aspects of upstream surface oil sands development, including mining, extraction, tailings and water management. Before joining NAIT, she was the research and development mining manager at Total E&P Canada where she directed research nationally and internationally. As a key member of the innovation team, she was responsible for the company’s only research and development project outside of France.
Andrea also led the design of the Suncor Millennium oil sands extraction plant, which was successfully constructed and commissioned.
She has a Masters of Engineering Management and a Bachelor of Science in Mining Engineering from the University of Alberta. She is a member of the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta.