Unreasonable Mentors

Andrea Hartley

Founder of Skating Panda - driving performance through purpose.

Andrea is an Unreasonable Mentor. Andrea has participated in 5 programs, including mentoring virtually in Fall 2020 Programs, and has advised over 64 Unreasonable companies.
Andrea is an entrepreneur with deep, first-hand understanding of the journey and challenges faced by start-ups. Andrea founded and is CEO of Skating Panda, a strategy and communications boutique consultancy which drives performance through purpose. She is co-founder of Mum & You, an ethical parenting e-commerce company that creates products designed for mums by mums. Other start up experience spans sport, charity and politics; she was on the original team of the successful London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Bid, helped set up and was the inaugural Marketing and Communications Director of the Women’s Equality Party, and was a founding trustee of Reach to Teach, transforming lives of children in remote and marginalised communities in India by improving the quality of primary education. Andrea is always on a mission to achieve positive change bringing a wealth of business and non-profit experience to everything she does, with a sharp focus on purpose. She is a board director of the food poverty social enterprise, Maymessy, and a trustee of the peer-to-peer family health charity, mothers2mothers, building a healthy, thriving Africa.