Amanda began her career as a lawyer, working in both private practice and as General Counsel in a number of industries. She was appointed executive director of Meyer International PLC in  1997 and became Chair of its Timber Division a year later. She joined the global law firm Clifford Chance LLP in 2000 and carried out a number of operational roles, leading to her appointment as Global Chief Operating Officer in 2010.

Amanda now has a portfolio career as a Non-Executive Director, and has extensive experience in private, public and charitable organisations, including Battersea Dogs and Cats Home where she was Chair from 2016 to 2020. 

Amanda was appointed a trustee and Chair of Green Light Trust in February 2024.