Andrea Sterling, Member, is a Funding Manager for the Big Lottery Fund and is currently responsible for their UK funding portfolio. Every year The Big Lottery Fund gives out 40% of the National Lottery’s good causes money to community groups and charitable projects around the UK. Andrea’s portfolio has an annual budget of £65m. Previous to the Big Lottery Fund Andrea worked in a number of commercial organisations in an operational management role. Her interests outside work include trying to grow something edible on her allotment and spending time with her husband and two children.