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Andra Sonea


Andra Sonea is an Anthemis Fellow in the Fall 2016/17 cohort. She is a fervent believer in harnessing the power of, and solutions offered by technology to change financial services.

Andra has built her career in technology consulting, designing and implementing systems in a variety of industries and advising financial institutions on architecture decisions and roadmaps. She was introduced to the world of technologically powered financial services solutions through her work at IBM where in 2010 Andra set up a “Business Lab” focused on bringing to life, through experimentation with clients, ideas from IBM Research Labs or already established software. For the past two years Andra has been working at Lloyds Banking Group as Lead Solutions Architect with a focus on Innovation and Digital Analytics.

Andra graduated from University of Bucharest with a Bachelor in Political Science and BSc in Economics from Academy of Economic Studies. She obtained her MBA from London Business School and is also a certified FCCA. Andra speaks English, Romanian, French and Italian. In her free time, Andra hikes, visits museums and keeps busy with her family, especially her sons who keep her on her toes.


Lloyds Banking Group
Ernst & Young
IBM Global Services


Solution architecture
Business process design
Business transformation