Andrea received her B.S. degree in Industrial Pharmacy and holds a M.Sc. in Biochemistry. She joined the Brazilian Health Regulatory Agency (ANVISA) in 2005 as a marketing authorization reviewer and in 2007 moved to the Inspection Office. Since 2007 she works as a GMP inspector, acting as the Team Leader of the Pharmaceutical GMP Inspections between 2011 and 2015. From 2017 to October 2018 she was in charge of the Office of Post Approval Changes for Synthetic Drugs. She currently works as a Senior GMP Inspector and Expert Regulatory Advisor in the Office of Pharmaceutical Inspections.