Andrea Dempster-Chung

Andrea is the co-founder of Kingston Creative, a nonprofit organisation seeking to transform Downtown through the Arts. She is also the founder of Bookophilia, a bookstore that promotes Caribbean literature and the founder of Go Global Art, an art marketing platform which helps artists from developing countries gain access to global markets. Andrea has held senior management roles in the Government of Jamaica, Digicel and Grace-Kennedy. She has also served on the boards of Jamaica Social Investment Fund (JSIF), The National Land Agency (NLA) and the Public Health Committee. She is a strategic business coach and consultant for creative entrepreneurs and has worked in this capacity with Jamaica National, the Branson Centre of Entrepreneurship and ASPIRE (Barbados). She recently managed the Arts portfolio for the British Council where she developed strategy and implemented key projects in film, literature and visual art to drive the creative economy in Jamaica. Andrea holds a Master of Science in Structural Engineering, is certified in Project Management and holds a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta. She also studied Art and Finance at the Sotheby’s School of Art in London and Finance at the Stanford School of Business in California.