Andrea is a Chartered Accountant and started her career in Brisbane with Price Waterhouse. After travelling and working overseas she settled in Dunedin with her husband. Andrea has extensive University of Otago knowledge, having worked for the University for over 20 years in a number of different finance roles in the Financial Services Division and the Health Sciences Division.
In her spare time, Andrea loves spending time with her husband and three children, walking on St Clair beach and catching up with friends over coffee and/or wine at one of the many fabulous local cafés.
Keri grew up in Rotorua, before moving around a bit and then eventually settling in Dunedin. She started her accounting career with GHA Ltd, a Rotorua-based chartered accounting firm, where she stayed for seven years before joining the University of Otago in 2019.
Keri joined the FSD team as a Finance Associate supporting Commerce & Humanities. She then moved through to support service divisions before coming across to Health Science.
Outside of work, Keri enjoys reading, travelling and exploring nature, running and plays indoor bowls competitively representing Otago and South Island – an interest shared with her partner, Dan.
Alena is originally from Russia. She completed her Accounting, Analyse and Audit degree and then started her career with PricewaterhouseCoopers. Alena moved to New Zealand in August 2016 with her partner (now husband).
She joined the Revenue Management team at University of Otago in 2017 and the Finance Advisory team in October 2018.
Outside of work, Alena loves doing indoor and outdoor climbing, reading books and is obsessed with space. She also loves travelling around beautiful New Zealand with her husband.