Andrea Carroll, Group Head of Sustainability, daa
Andrea Carroll is Group Head of Sustainability at daa. daa group are the commercial semi state operators of Dublin and Cork Airport, but also includes airport retail holdings with ARI and management holdings under daai consulting. She is an accomplished senior sustainability professional working across the organisation to set sustainability strategy and ensure environmental compliance and the advancement of sustainable aviation in Ireland, leading the transformational change required to not only meet but exceed on their sustainability commitments.
She has a long history of success working in the environmental and climate sector in both private and public sector organisations, having moved to daa from a global sustainability role with Amazon Web Services where she worked on global carbon, climate and biodiversity initiatives. While at the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland she developed the Energy Academy – a free online education platform that offers high quality energy efficiency education to thousands of Irish businesses every year.
Andrea completed her MBA in international business at Griffith College Dublin, holds honours degrees in Geography and Environmental Management from UCD and was Chairperson of Natural Capital Ireland until 2020.