Andreja is an independent consultant in the area of social entrepreneurship after having her own social enterprise NatureCheck producing healthy food granola under the brand Granolica.
Prior to NatureCheck Andreja was Sustainability Manager at NESsT being responsible for global fundraising and consulting strategy implementation within NESsT Global Investment Relation Team. Andreja serves on the Supervisory Board of The Social Cooperative for Ethical Financing. She has over 17 years’ experience in project management, working with organizations ranging from USAID to EU funded consortiums. Previously, Andreja worked for five years at the Academy for Educational Development (AED) where she was responsible for managing a variety of small grants for various NGOs. She also worked on several EU projects, as an Evaluator for PHARE 2005 and 2006, as well as a Consultant in the field of Vocational Education. In addition, she worked for a year as an advocate of Children’s Rights. Andreja holds a Master of Science degree in Multidisciplinary Studies from State University of New York (SUNY) at Buffalo and a Bachelor’s degree in Social Pedagogy from the University of Zagreb, Croatia. In addition, she has undergone various training programs in Communication, Supervision, Psychotherapy, Project Cycle Management, and Quality Assurance.