Andrea Winfield, General Manager HR – Microsoft Western Europe
Andrea’s passion is helping individuals, teams & businesses be the best they can be. Her role is to drive forward the people strategy for Microsoft across the Western Europe region, to attract, develop and retain talent that helps change the world, whilst creating a culture that empowers employees to innovate, do their best work, and grow the business.
Andrea joined Microsoft as a Graduate over 20 years ago – never in her wildest dreams did she imagine she’d stay with a company so long! Yet the complex challenges and vast learning experiences that Microsoft’s constantly transforming environment provides, continue to provide opportunities for deep and transformative impact! Andrea has enjoyed a variety of leadership roles for Microsoft Internationally, within HR, Talent Acquisition & Talent Management. She holds a BA Hons degree in Business and Financial Services, and post-graduate certificates in Human Capital Management & Advanced Organisation Design from the University of Southern California.
Andrea lives near Henley on Thames, in the Oxfordshire Countryside in the UK, with her creative husband Nick, where she aspires to tame her garden and to deepen her culinary skills on her AGA, and she longs for the day that she can travel the globe again and start exploring again post the pandemic!
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