Andrea is the Head of the Global Private Investments Group where she oversees due diligence on investment opportunities in private equity, venture capital, growth equity, and distressed markets, among other areas, as well as the firm’s industry-leading quarterly private investment benchmarks. She joined the firm in 2001 and has nearly 25 years of private equity experience. Andrea also serves as Head of the US Private Equity Group and Head of the firm’s Global Co-Investment Group. She regularly co-authors in-depth research papers and is a frequent speaker at private investment industry conferences worldwide. She has been named one of the 100 most influential people in private equity over the past decade by Private Equity International, one of the 11 women to watch in the Limited Partner community by Private Equity Analyst, and one of the 35 most influential women in mid-market M&A by Mergers & Acquisitions. She is currently a faculty member of ILPA Institute.
Before joining Cambridge Associates as Head of International Private Equity and Venture Capital Research, she was a Senior Director in the Leveraged Buyout Group at Prudential Insurance. There she led early efforts to benchmark Prudential’s $5 billion buyout portfolio, and domestic and European fund investment portfolios, among other responsibilities. Andrea received her MBA from Harvard Business School and a BA in Economics from Smith College.