Andrea Staines has been a professional Non-Executive Director for fifteen years on a range of Australian and New Zealand entities and is currently on the boards of Australia Post (as Deputy Chair), ASX-listed Kelsian Group Limited, and social enterprise UnitingCare Queensland.
Andrea has experience in the property sector through her time on the board of QIC. She has extensive experience on the boards of entities with operations distributed nationwide including social enterprise Goodstart Early Learning, ASX-listed Aurizon 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).