Andrea Dempster-ChungKingston Creative

Andrea Dempster-Chung is the co-founder of Kingston Creative, a movement to transform Downtown through the arts, and the founder of Bookophilia, a bookstore and cafe on Hope Road that promotes Caribbean literature.

She has held senior corporate roles in strategy development and project management within the Government of Jamaica, Digicel and GraceKennedy and has served on the boards of Jamaica Social Investment Fund, The National Land Agency and the Public Health Committee.

Andrea managed the Arts portfolio for the British Council in Jamaica, where she developed strategy and implemented key projects in film, literature and visual art. She is also a strategic business consultant and has coached creative entrepreneurs in Jamaica National's SEBI programme, the Branson Centre of Entrepreneurship and in ASPIRE Barbados.

She holds a Master of Science in Structural Engineering, a Prince2 Certification in Project Management and a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology. She has also studied at the Sotheby’s School of Art in London and at the Stanford School of Business in California and was featured in Forbes in 2019 as one of 10 women leading the charge for a sustainable future for Jamaica.

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