Andrea Della Mattea

Portrait of Andrea Della Mattea

2010 College Recipient, College of Science and Engineering

As President of Asia Pacific, Andrea leads Microsoft’s strategic direction and operations in the region, supporting digital acceleration across 15 countries and driving the company’s mission of empowering every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more.

She and her team enable businesses of all sizes to embrace technology as a platform for continuous innovation and inclusive economic growth. Andrea has more than 25 years of experience in the technology sector and is an enthusiastic advocate for inclusivity. That includes encouraging girls in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM), supporting women in leadership roles, and enhancing the employability of people with disabilities.

Before joining Microsoft in 2017, she served in a series of senior leadership roles at Insight Enterprises Inc & Software Spectrum Inc in North America and APAC, including her most recent role as Asia Pacific Managing Director, where she advocated technology-driven business outcomes, transformational leadership, digital acceleration, and business empowerment.

A distinguished alumnus of James Cook University, Andrea completed a Bachelor of Engineering (Computer Systems) with Class 1 Honours and was the inaugural recipient of the JCU Outstanding Alumni Award for the College of Science and Engineering.

Della Mattea is also a Graduate Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, was appointed as an Independent Non-executive Director of The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited, and serves on the Board of Directors for Meals on Wheels in New South Wales, Australia. She is on the Advisory Board for James Cook University and was awarded an Honorary Doctor of Engineering honoris causa in recognition of her outstanding achievement in the field of Engineering and her service to the University in 2022.

Updated April 2023