Currently the Deputy Chief Executive & Director of Finance for Brighton Dome & Brighton Festival, Amanda is an experienced senior Director having worked in the Arts, Heritage and Charity Sectors for over 25 years.
Amanda is a KPMG alumni and a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants. She has been passionate throughout her career to help cultural organisations achieve long-term financial sustainability and resilience, and promotes the powerful role of arts and heritage to improving our health & wellbeing.
She holds a first-class honours degree in Accounting with Computing from the University of Ulster together with a postgraduate diploma in Professional Accounting and has particular experience of delivering organisational change through extensive modernisation programmes and of delivering major capital redevelopment and regeneration projects.
Before moving to Sussex from her native Northern Ireland, Amanda was Director of Finance & Planning at National Museums Northern Ireland.
Amanda is a Director of Coast to Capital LEP, a member of the Executive Board of the Brighton & Hove Economic Partnership, Chair of The Sussex Archaeological Society (Sussex Past) and a Trustee of the Sam Moore Fund