Amanda is both an experienced coach and seasoned HR senior executive, with over 20 years’ experience gained mainly in the Pharmaceutical and Healthcare industries.  She has enjoyed an international career, living and working in Europe and Asia, forming close working relationships across these regions as well as the US, Latin America and the Middle East.  She is no stranger to supporting businesses and individuals through significant change, including creating/changing company cultures, working across diverse geographical regions/cultures and handling the human aspects of acquisitions and divestments.

Amanda has a passion for promoting cultural understanding and adaptability, particularly in relation to building and maintaining personal and team resilience.  This can include assessing individuals destined for multi-national careers, developing them in advance to achieve success; coaching leaders to support speedy assimilation and building successful teams in environments that may be foreign to them; coaching leaders whose teams are spread across the globe, motivating and inspiring people whose perspectives may vary from their own.

Colleagues have described Amanda as calm in a crisis, resourceful, consultative and supportive, seeking practical solutions and avoiding unnecessary politics.  Teams she has led see her as approachable, engaging, keen to champion the team while developing their skills and empowering them to achieve their potential.        

Amanda is also a Professional Medical Coach (PMC), accredited by Medical Coaching Institute (MCI).  As such, she is part of a global network of PMCs who focus on providing emotional support for people living with acute or chronic medical issues, helping them to build resilience, exercise choice and get the most out of their life in challenging circumstances

Amanda is a graduate of the University of Durham, Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel & Development, accredited facilitator for Thunderbird Business School’s Global Mindset Inventory and the Hogan Science of Personality tools.  Her coaching accreditation with the International Coaching Federation (ICF) was achieved with Newfield Asia (The Art and Practice of Ontological Coaching).