Amanda joined the Institute on Governance as a Research Officer in April 2012, having worked in the UK and Canada in the academic, not-for-profit and private sectors. She has previous experience in European regional development, within the policy research dimension, and has acquired a range of experience in the environmental economics field, researching renewable energy sources and contributing to economic impact analyses. She has also worked in private sector business in the areas of management and development consulting.Amanda is particularly interested in economic development issues and their effect on public policy and governance. At the Institute, she hopes to develop her knowledge of Aboriginal governance and International Programming.
Amanda holds a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in International Business and Modern Languages from the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow and a Master of Arts in International Affairs from the Norman Paterson School of International Affairs, Carleton University.