Amanda was appointed Group Secretary of Standard Chartered PLC on 9 May 2019. Prior to this appointment, Amanda was Group Secretary and Head of Corporate Governance (2009-2019) at Marks and Spencer Group plc, where she was also an executive member of the Operating Committee. From 2004-2009, she was Head of Investor Relations at M&S having been Director of Corporate Relations at Arcadia Group plc. Prior to working in Investor Relations, Amanda worked in investment banking at James Capel and Robert Fleming.
Amanda is an experienced Non-Executive Director. She joined the Board and all the Board Committees of Volution Group plc in 2018, having previously served as a Non- Executive Director of Kier Group plc where she also chaired the Remuneration Committee. Since 2013, Amanda has served as a member of the Council and the Remuneration Committee of Leeds University, where she is also a visiting professor of the Inter-Disciplinary Ethics Applied Centre. Amanda is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries.