Andra has experience leading projects across many sectors including civic, leisure and schools across Switzerland and the UK. In 2015, she was part of the winning Ryder Alliance team for the Build Earth Live New York competition. Andra studied at Cardiff University where she took part in the master’s Erasmus exchange programme, spending one year working in Zurich, Switzerland. She has a keen interest in sustainability, compactness and urban regeneration. With a passion for innovation, she was awarded the 2010 RIBA Nationwide Sustainable Housing Award for the new built category. Andra is part of the Ryder’s school engagement programme, as well as several London architectural think tanks. Andra has a keen interest in outdoor sports including cyclist and high altitude climbing. She also loves to travel and has a passion for painting.