Andrea works with our clients to identify and evaluate new technologies and markets. With a focus on emerging economies, she supports a range of sectors, including water and sanitation, solid waste and agriculture. Andrea leads innovation-based efforts for the Sanitation Technology Platform, a Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation initiative to bring to market new technologies in the sanitation sector. Andrea received a B.A. in Political Science from Columbia University and was previously a professional ballet dancer with American Ballet Theater.